Russian Hackers Target U.S. HIMARS Maker in ‘New Type of Attack’

ussian hackers have launched “a new type of attack” on American military company Lockheed Martin, the maker of the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), the weapon the hackers believe is responsible for thousands of deaths in Ukraine, according to a pro-Moscow news website.

The Kremlin-supporting Life website reported that the cyberattack by the Killnet and Killmilk hacker groups took place at 7 a.m. on Monday.

“The notorious HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems, supplied to Ukraine by the aforementioned military-industrial corporation, allow the criminal authorities of the Kiev regime to kill civilians, destroy the infrastructure and social facilities of the still temporarily occupied Ukraine,” the hackers said in a statement reported by Life.

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Source: Newsweek