Encrypted CPU stolen?

You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride

A hospital in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has had another computer stolen. Here's how the local news reported this story:

Police are investigating the theft of a computer unit from Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

According to an incident report, a nurse reported the CPU stolen to hospital security on Saturday.

The unit, according to the report, was taken from the emergency center major care room 50.

Hospital staff told police that the CPU was last online on Friday morning.

Police say they have no leads.

Hospital representative, Chad Lawson, told News4's Mike McCormick that the CPU was encrypted and contained no patient information. The representative said the unit was used primarily to access various programs that are password protected.

I'm fairly sure that the term "CPU" isn't being used quite correctly here.

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