Did the Chinese Steal Our Iron Dome Technology

A missile from the Israeli Iron Dome, launched during the Operation Pillar of Defense to intercept a missile coming from the Gaza strip. / Photo by Israel Defense Forces and Nehemiya Gershuni via Wikimedia Commons

What Beijing will do with the Iron Dome information is an open question. Iron Dome is narrowly optimized for intercepting Katyusha rockets before they land on cities. Shooting down U.S. stealth bombers or cruise missiles would seem to be a higher priority for China.

A cybersecurity firm reports that Chinese hackers have stolen technical data for the Iron Dome rocket-defense system from Israeli computers.

Maryland-based Cyber Engineering Services detected the cyber burglary, according to cybersecurity writer Brian Krebs.

“Between Oct. 10, 2011 and Aug. 13, 2012, attackers thought to be operating out of China hacked into the corporate networks of three top Israeli defense technology companies, including Elisra Group, Israel Aerospace Industries, and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems,” Krebs writes.

Read more at National Interest 

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DetroitDom
4 months ago

Did the Chinese Steal Our Iron Dome Technology? HECK NO!! Biden sold his soul to the Chinese in exchange for the info.

Paul
Paul
4 months ago
Reply to  DetroitDom

Exactly what I was thinking!


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