Incident: F-35 and naval vessels information stolen in Australian cyber hack | Defence Connect

Incident: F-35 and naval vessels information stolen in Australian cyber hack | Defence Connect

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: October 10 2017

Restricted technical information of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), Australian naval vessels and defence aircraft was stolen from an Australian defence contractor last year.

Along with the F-35 and naval vessels, restricted technical information on the P-8 Poseidon, C-130 and the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) guidance kit was also stolen by the intruder.

The cyber thief was able to gain access to the network of the 50-person aerospace engineering firm that had been subcontracted by the Department of Defence.

Source: F-35 and naval vessels information stolen in cyber hack – Defence Connect

Source: Secret F-35, P-8, C-130 data stolen in Australian defence contractor hack | ZDNet

Source: Defence contractor’s computer system hacked, files stolen, cyber security report reveals – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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