Google search exposes sensitive government files leaked onl…

Hundreds of sensitive Cabinet Office and Home Office documents have been accidentally leaked online, prompting MPs to demand an inquiry into the “egregious errors”.

An investigation by The Sunday Telegraph has revealed internal Whitehall files on how to obtain security passes to government buildings and details of communications with MI5 and counter-terrorism officials have been accessible on Google for up to four years.

MPs last night accused the Government of “gross ineptitude” and demanded an immediate inquiry into the “shambolic” trove of leaks. 

Cyber security experts said the leaks were a “clear failure of common, basic security” and contained exactly what criminals look for when trying…

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