MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – Lockheed Martin, which has facilities in Doral, was the target of a “significant and tenacious” cyber attack the company revealed late Saturday.
Lockheed, one of the largest defense contractors in the country, houses in its computer systems highly sensitive information. But, the company and the Department of Homeland Security said the secrets were not accessed by the hackers.READ MORE: Hackers Publish Nearly 26,000 Stolen Broward Schools Files
The attempted attack underscored how vulnerable much of the United States’ critical defense data, among other areas of critical infrastructure, actually are to hacker attacks.READ MORE: Florida House Set To Expand School Vouchers; Opponents: Expansion Would Shrink Public School Funding
Lockheed said it found the attack “almost immediately” and took countermeasures to fend off the hacker attack.MORE NEWS: COVID In Florida: 5,645 New Cases, 67 Deaths Reported On Tuesday
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