Thursday, June 02, 2011

Second Defense Contractor L-3 ‘Actively Targeted’ With RSA SecurID Hacks | Threat Level | Wired.com

More RSA insecurities

An executive at defense giant L-3 Communications warned employees last month that hackers were targeting the company using inside information on the SecurID keyfob system freshly stolen from an acknowledged breach at RSA Security.

The L-3 attack makes the company the second hacker target linked to the RSA breach — both defense contractors. Reuters reported Friday that Lockheed Martin had suffered an intrusion.

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date 6/1/11 15:40 EDT: Fox News reports that Northrop Grumman, the second largest U.S. defense contractor and a SecurID customer, abruptly shut down remote access to its network on Thursday and instituted a “domain name and password reset across the entire organization.”

Second Defense Contractor L-3 ‘Actively Targeted’ With RSA SecurID Hacks | Threat Level | Wired.com

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