This should be a big wake-up call (which shouldn’t have been needed in the first place) to the Army and all other US organizations (FBI, etc.) NOT to store sensitive information
on computers; and
in some instances—such as the names of confidential informants, spies, etc.—not to put those names into any written document AT ALL.
One of the last paragraphs of this long article...
"Manning, currently jailed on suspicion of leaking classified material to WikiLeaks in a previous case, has been quoted as saying that the cables would expose "almost criminal political back dealings" and that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would "have a heart attack" when the files went public.
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