Stolen VA laptop found, data not accessed

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There's good news on the Veterans Administration stolen laptop. It's been found. And the FDA had even better news that it appears the data on the laptop and hard drive containing sensitive data on up to 26.5 million veterans and military personnel do not appear to have been accessed, the Associated Press reported.

An unidentified individual, who has not been charged and is not believed to be the thief, on Wednesday turned in the laptop to FBI agents in Baltimore. The FBI in a statement said its computer forensic team "has determined that the database remains intact and has not been accessed since it was stolen." However, additional tests are planned. The laptop left was announced by the VA on May 22nd to have been stolen, although the theft occurred several weekly prior.

The VA said it still will provide affected individuals with a year of free credit monitoring until subsequent tests are completed.