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    Hi all,

    Scary stuff!

    Please use the link to read the balance of the article.

    Take care,

    Jay

    Hackers penetrate U.S. defense contractorsí security networks
    By Muriel Kane, Friday, May 27th, 2011 -- 9:44 pm

    Hackers penetrate U.S. defense contractors’ security networks | The Raw Story

    Reuters is reporting that unknown hackers have broken into the networks of Lockheed Martin and other major defense contractors and may have gained access to sensitive information on present and future weapons systems.

    Reuters had reported earlier on Friday that "Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon's No. 1 supplier, is experiencing a major disruption to its computer systems that could be related to a problem with network security." The disruption began last Sunday, when security experts detected an intrusion.
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    Puts the SONY breach in a whole new perspective, now doesn't it?
    Phone Diva start your rant! Get Set Go!
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    Hi all,

    Here is a follow up article. Please see the link for the balance of this article.

    Take care all,

    Jay

    Lockheed Martin Hit By Cyber Attack, Department Of Homeland Security Confirms
    By LOLITA C. BALDOR 05/28/11 11:58 PM ET

    Lockheed Martin Hit By Cyber Attack, Department Of Homeland Security Confirms

    WASHINGTON -- Hackers launched a "significant and tenacious" cyber attack on Lockheed Martin, a major defense contractor holding highly sensitive information, but its secrets remained safe, the company said Saturday.

    Lockheed Martin, the Department of Homeland Security and the Pentagon confirmed that the contractor's information systems had come under attack. Lt. Col. April Cunningham, speaking for the Defense Department, said the impact on the Pentagon "is minimal and we don't expect any adverse effect."
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    Hi all,

    Here is more follow up info. Please use the link to read the entire article.

    Take care,

    Jay


    Lockheed Strengthens Network Security After Hacker Attack

    By CHRISTOPHER DREW and JOHN MARKOFF, May 29, 2011

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/30/bu...gewanted=print

    Lockheed Martin said on Sunday that it had stepped up its investigation into a sophisticated hacking attack on its computer networks and bolstered security measures for gaining remote access to its systems.

    Lockheed and RSA Security, which supplies coded access tokens to millions of corporate users and government officials, said they were still trying to determine whether the attack had relied on any data that hackers had stolen from RSA in March or if it had exploited another weakness.
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