China blamed for data theft from US Navy contractor

China is being blamed for a cyberattack on a US Navy contractor which has led to the theft of sensitive military information.

As reported by The Washington Post, US officials have claimed that up to 614 Gigabytes of information was stolen, including signal and sensor data, as well as submarine radio information relating to cryptographic systems.

Plans for supersonic missiles which are due to be utilized by US submarines by 2020 were also compromised during the attack.

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Source: ZDNet