13 Oct '17, 7am

Australian F-35 fighter jets & navy data stolen in massive hacking operation

Australian F-35 fighter jets & navy data stolen in massive hacking operation World by Muhammad Irfan | Published on October 12, 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit SYDNEY – Some 30 gigabytes of defense-related data covering fifth-generation F-35 fighter jets as well as Australia’s newest warships and spy planes has been stolen by a mystery hacker, local media reports citing a top cyber intelligence official. The hacker, nicknamed “Alf” after the ‘Home and Away’ character played by Ray Meagher, breached a defense contractor’s database containing 30GB of files on some of the West’s most secretive and modern military programs, an official of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), the government’s main cyber intelligence agency, said on Wednesday, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. The story was initially reported by a freelance journalist nicknamed Stilgherrian and published on t...

Full article: https://defence.pk/pdf/threads/australian-f-35-fighter-je...

Tweets

F-35 data stolen in Australian hack...but no cl...

defensenews.com 12 Oct '17, 10pm

WASHINGTON — The 2016 hacking of an Australian company, which resulted in the theft of data from military programs like th...

Was classified info about #f35 stolen in hack of #Australian defense contractor

Was classified info about #f35 stolen in hack o...

breakingdefense.com 12 Oct '17, 11pm

WASHINGTON: An unnamed contractor in Australia was hacked by an unattributed hacker who stole what the BBC says was “sensi...

Wow, the #USNavy is celebrating a whopping 242 years today!

Wow, the #USNavy is celebrating a whopping 242 ...

navy.mil 13 Oct '17, 12pm

In an effort to curb British Sea Control, the Continental Congress established the Continental Navy, which later, on Octob...

#UPDATE Baghdad launches Kirkuk operation as Kurd fighters mobilise

#UPDATE Baghdad launches Kirkuk operation as Ku...

sg.news.yahoo.com 13 Oct '17, 9am

The Iraqi army launched an operation to retake Kurdish-held positions around the disputed oil city of Kirkuk on Friday ami...

Saving vaquita: Retrieving ghost nets as dramat...

worldwildlife.org 13 Oct '17, 2pm

The vaquita is the world’s most critically endangered marine mammal, with fewer than 30 individuals remaining. It lives on...

Catch up with me in the following cities this O...

vivienneblackvip.com 15 Oct '17, 2am

Escort Vivienne Black is one of the finest independent Sydney Escorts, touring frequently to Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Me...

Operation All Out: Taking down the command in the Valley

Operation All Out: Taking down the command in t...

defencenews.in 15 Oct '17, 2pm

When the Indian Army launched Operation Clean Up of Operation All Out, there was a conscious effort to go after the comman...