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Hackers penetrated systems of key defense contractors


Help Net Security - (International) The computer systems of U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) contractors were successfully hacked by individuals associated with the Chinese government at least 20 times in one year, the Senate Armed Services Committee found. TRANSCOM was only aware of 2 intrusions but an investigation determined that in a 12-month period there were about 50 intrusions or other cyber-related events into their computer networks.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:46