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Pentagon / Stolen Plans / Cyber Command #1002568

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 14, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The theft of sensitive military secrets by spies who hacked into government computers reported. [Deputy Secretary of Defense William LYNN††- says malicious cyber activity has been directed at nearly every sector of our infrastructure and economy.]

(Fort Meade, Maryland: David Martin) The Pentagon’s defense against cyber attacks featured; details given about the theft of plans for the Joint Strike Fighter plane and other weapons; scenes shown from the Cyber Command center inside the National Security Agency’s headquarters. [LYNN – says the attackers are ahead of the defenders in cyberspace; says there are attempted intrusions thousands of times a day; notes someone was in our classified network for months.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David
Duration:
00:04:00

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