US government: Russians are targeting defence contractors

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CDCs are commercial firms that have been granted access to secret information by the US Department of Defense (DoD) to compete for contracts or assist DoD programmes
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CDCs are commercial firms that have been granted access to secret information by the US Department of Defense (DoD) to compete for contracts or assist DoD programmes

Attackers have been able to steal communications infrastructure plans, weapons deployment schedules, and other sensitive data in a campaign lasting at least two years

State-sponsored hackers linked to Russia have been targeting and compromising US cleared defence contractors (CDCs) since at least January 2020, in attempts to obtain information on aircraft design...

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