Danish defence secrets hacked by foreign spies

Denmark’s largest weapons company and up to four other defence targets were successfully hacked over a period of four years, and signs point to China.

Photo: US Navy
Photo: US Navy

The Danish defence industry was the target of successful hacks by a foreign state, mostly likely China, DR reports.

The news comes just days after DR revealed that sensitive Danish business information was obtained by state-sponsored hackers in 2012. The defence hack was targeted at the Danish contributions to the American F35 Joint Strike Fighter jet programme.

Read more: The Local, Denmark

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