§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many cases of computer(a) hacking, (b) fraud and (c) theft his Department recorded in 2001–02; and on how many occasions computer systems have been illegally accessed by computer hackers (i) within and (ii) outside his Department. 177W
§ Ruth Kelly
Recorded cases for each type were as follows:
Type HMT IR C&E Total External hacking 1 0 0 1 Internal hacking 0 0 0 0 Fraud 0 2 0 2 Theft 3 75 34 112
All the above incidents were investigated and reported to the Government's Unified Incident Reporting and Alert Scheme (UNIRAS).