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Did Hackers Steal HTV Plans From JAXA?

By Keith Cowing
January 19, 2012
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Japanese scientists fear spacecraft blueprint stolen after networks penetrated by virus, Daily Mail
“The Japanese space agency has admitted that a computer virus may have stolen sensitive information from their networks – including blueprints for a spacecraft. Hackers could sell on the information or blackmail the space agency for its return. A terminal connected to networks belonging to the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was infected with a Trojan. Data that could have been revealed includes email addresses, system log-in information and, crucially, the specification and operation of the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV).”

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