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'Little weirdo' shoulder surfer teaches UK cabinet minister a lesson in cybersecurity

Tory comms leaked thanks to a barefooted Johnny Mercer’s wayward situational awareness

 
 

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'Little weirdo' shoulder surfer teaches UK cabinet minister a lesson in cybersecurity

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