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.