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A Hacker Group Says It Has Major Defense Companies’ Data

A manufacturing subcontractor in the defense industry has become the latest victim of hackers, Emsisoft, a cybersecurity and anti-malware company, told Fifth Domain.

Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Boeing and SpaceX are among dozens of companies named as victims of compromised data, accessed through the hacking of Visser Precision LLC, a Colorado-based aerospace, automotive and industrial parts manufacturer.

DoppelPaymer, a ransomware group, perpetrated the hack, according to Brett Callow, a threat analyst with Emsisoft.

Read more at Fifth Domain

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