According to The Wall Street Journal, computer spies have repeatedly breached the Pentagon's $300 billion Joint Strike Fighter project and the U.S. Air Force's air traffic control system. For more on these attacks, check out the following articles:
- Computer Spies Breach Fighter-Jet Project (The Wall Street Journal)
- Report: U.S. fighter jet project breached (News.com - Reuters)
- UK and US defense project hacked (vnunet.com)
- China denies claims it hacked into Pentagon computers (Telegraph.co.uk)
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