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Hackers Target Lockheed Martin

Stockbyte/Martin Poole(BETHESDA, Md.) -- Global security company Lockheed Martin said its information system network was the target of a “significant and tenacious attack” on May 21.

The company issued a news release on Saturday saying that the attack was picked up by Lockheed Martin’s information security team “almost immediately,” and that its personnel took swift and deliberate action to protect the company’s systems and data.

This aggressive action, has allowed the company’s systems to remain secure, and no customer, program or employee personal data was compromised in the hack attack, say company officials.

Lockheed Martin is a global security firm that specializes in research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services, according to the company’s website.

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