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New hack attack hits Japan defense firm, Kawasaki Heavy Industries

A hacker stole e-mails from at least one Japanese defense contractor in an attempt to acquire confidential information, sources told The Yomiuri Shimbun.

The newspaper said Sunday the unknown hackers apparently tapped into e-mails at Kawasaki Heavy Industries in August and downloaded some of the contents.

Police were investigating the scope of the intrusion and whether or not other defense companies were victimized and whether any sensitive defense information was stolen.

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