Saturday, May 11, 2013

Chinese hackers caught trying to steal secrets of Britain’s stealth fighter

It has been reported by The Mail on Sunday that Chinese cyber spies have been caught trying to steal the secrets of Britain’s most sophisticated combat jet.

Reportedly, a covert unit within the Chinese Army has been using highly sophisticated cyber weapons in an attempt to acquire classified information about the stealthy Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).

Manufacturer Lockheed Martin claims it is thwarting tens of thousands of computer attacks every week to keep secure secrets about the jet – due to be in service with the Royal Navy and RAF by 2018. The F-35 fighter costs £100 million apiece.

However, the report did not dwell much on 'catching the hackers.'

Read more about it at: Mail Online
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