HC Deb 06 February 2002 vol 379 c974W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish for each Department contributing to the Unified reporting and Alert Scheme for(a) internal hacking and (b) external hacking incidents the number of incidents categorised as (i) access denied, (ii) browsing, (iii) password abuse, (iv) privilege abuse, (v) data stolen/disclosed, (vi) files deleted/damaged, (vii) fraud and (viii) other. [31875]

Mr. Bob Ainsworth

[holding answer 31 January 2002]Reports are made to the United Incident Reporting and Alert Scheme (UNIRAS) by a wide variety of critical national infrastructure organisations, including Government Departments, on an in-confidence basis.

For the period of 1 January 1999 to 29 January 2002 the totals for reports submitted by Government Departments, not capable of being split between external and internal incidents without disproportionate cost, are:

Hacking incidents of all kinds 13,146
Browsing 47
Password abuse 11
Privilege abuse 30
Data stolen/disclosed 10
Files deleted/damaged 23
Access denied 12,929
Fraud 2