Hackers Steal 24,000 Files from Pentagon Contractor

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U.S. officials announced a new cyber-strategy just as the Pentagon disclosed it suffered a major cyber-attack in March. Some 24,000 Pentagon files were stolen when foreign hackers broke into the computer of a U.S. military contractor. Some of the seized material dealt with what the Pentagon calls its “most sensitive systems,” including “surveillance technologies, satellite communications systems and network security protocols.”


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