Discovered in private data beacons salvaged from deep space.
The nature of encrypted data makes it difficult to predict its contents, however certain forms of data have recognisable structures even when encrypted. This can then be used to break into the data and as such is highly prized in some quarters.
Components may be obtained in locations noted. Higher rarity components can be usually obtained from bigger and/or more dangerous ships and locations (like T9 for transportation ships, Anaconda for combat ships, well defended settlements with Data points and so on).
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