Defense Secretary Robert Gates sat down for an interview with Katie Couric and was asked about a Wall Street Journal report that computer spies stole secret information about the F-35. During the interview, Gates said that "we are under cyber-attack virtually all the time" and cited his desire to quadruple the number of the Defense Department's cyber experts.
You'll find several links to articles about the F-35 breaches in my post, "Attackers breach $300 billion Joint Strike Fighter project."
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