British hackers admit to stealing US Department of Defense military satellite data – Penetration Testing

According to foreign media reported on June 17, 25-year-old British hacker Sean Caffrey (Sean Caffrey) in the recent Birmingham Crown pleaded guilty, admitted to steal the US Department of Defense (DoD) military satellite data .

The survey revealed that Caffrey had invaded the US Department of Defense system on June 15, 2014, visited more than 800 satellite communications system user accounts and e-mail addresses, and stolen more than 30,000 satellite phone-related information. The National Communications Association (NCA) cybercrime department and the police in the central and western regions were subsequently investigated and arrested in March 2015. NCA experts also found stolen data on the Caffrey computer hard drive.

According to the Ministry of Defense revealed that they are responsible for the loss caused by the hacker invasion of about 628,000 US dollars. NCA investigator Janey Young said NCA is working hard to create legitimate security cyberspace to combat cybercriminal attacks.

Reference: securityaffairs

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