A hacker stole non-classified information about Australia’s Joint Strike Fighter programme and other military hardware last year after breaching the network of a defense contractor, the defense industry minister said on Thursday.

About 30 gigabytes of data was stolen in the cyber attack, including details of the Joint Strike Fighter warplane and P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane, according to a presentation on the hack by a government official.

 

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