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Report: Hackers break into Pentagon's fighter jet project




Report: Hackers break into Pentagon's fighter jet project
Report: Hackers break into Pentagon's fighter jet project



http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/042109-report-hackers-break-into-pentagons.html 

By Sumner Lemon
IDG News Service
04/21/2009

Hackers broke into U.S. Department of Defense computers and downloaded 
terabytes of data containing design information about the Joint Strike 
Fighter, a US$300 billion stealth fighter currently under development, 
according to The Wall Street Journal.

The stolen files all relate to the design of the Joint Strike Fighter 
and its electronic systems, the Wall Street Journal reported, saying 
they could be used to help defend against the jet.

However, the most sensitive files were not compromised since they are 
stored on computers that are not connected to the Internet, the report 
said.

The reported attack raised more questions than it answered.

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