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Article posted: 4/27/2013 8:22 AM

Navy: Littoral combat ship network can be hacked

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The computer network on the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship is vulnerable to hacking, according to findings by Navy cybersecurity specialists. The Freedom, the first of the new ships to be deployed, sailed to Singapore last month for eight months of testing of its manning and logistics operations.

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The computer network on the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship is vulnerable to hacking, according to findings by Navy cybersecurity specialists. A "red team" assigned to test weaknesses in computer systems found major deficiencies last year on Lockheed Martin Corp.'s USS Freedom, said a government official.
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