Hacker codenamed ‘Alf’ from Home and Away stole secret data on …

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October 12, 2017 10:55:37

A F-35B joint strike fighter in flight is seen from above
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A US Marine Corps Joint Strike Fighter jet conducts manoeuvres over the Atlantic. (Reuters: US Marine Corps)

A mystery hacker who was given the alias of an Australian soap opera character has stolen sensitive information about Australia’s warplanes and navy ships from a Defence subcontractor.

About 30 gigabytes of data was stolen, including information on Australia’s $17 billion Joint Strike Fighter program, and $4 billion P-8 surveillance plane

Read more at: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-11/hacker-stole-data-from-defence-subcontractor/9040906

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