Prince William (Reuters)When pictures showing Prince William as a regular person were posted on the royal couple's new website, they appeared to just show him at work.
But in the background was sensitive information including usernames and passwords on computer screens that could have lead to a major security breach.
"A number of photographs of Flight Lieutenant Wales were taken whilst on duty working as a helicopter search and rescue pilot," said a defence spokesman in a statement. "Due to an administrative oversight, these photographs were not properly cleared at RAF Valley. The passwords and user names shown have now been reset as a precaution and we are satisfied the images do no contravene security regulations."
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The images were taken by a Ministry of Defence photographer and were quickly taken down from the couple's official site, but not before they appeared on news websites, such as the Guardian.
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