China hacks NUWC contractor for submarine secrets

THE WASHINGTON POST has reported that the Chinese government has has hacked a contractor for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, compromising massive amounts of sensitive data on undersea warfare systems and weapons. / COURTESY NUWC
THE WASHINGTON POST has reported that the Chinese government has hacked a contractor for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, compromising massive amounts of sensitive data on undersea warfare systems and weapons. / COURTESY NUWC
NEWPORT – A contractor for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center has been hacked by the Chinese government, compromising at least 614 gigabytes of materials related to undersea warfare, including plans for a not-yet-implemented supersonic anti-ship missile, the Washington Post reported Friday. The breaches occurred in January and February and were carried out by the Chinese…

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