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When it comes to some of the most sensational cyberattacks against the U.S., security researchers have often pointed to Chinese hackers as suspects. China has repeatedly denied such charges, but a new report by The Washington Post suggests that Chinese hackers have accessed weapon system designs by targeting U.S. defense contractors. Because the list of systems is confidential, not all of them have been publicly identified, but The Washington Post listed certain systems, including the Patriot missile system, the Black Hawk helicopter, and the F-35 Joint Strike warplane. One of the most disturbing revelations of the report is that the weapons systems compromised are meant to defend U.S. interests... Read more...