Government-security firms hacked

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 1:03 AM EST

Hackers stole information from the Department of Transportation and several U.S. corporations by seducing employees with fake job-listings on ads and e-mail. The list of victims included several companies known for providing security services to government agencies.

They include consulting firm Booz Allen, computer services company Unisys, defense contractor L-3 communications, computer maker Hewlett-Packard, and satellite network provider Hughes Network Systems, a unit of Hughes Communications, said Mel Morris, chief executive of British Internet security provider Prevx.

At Red Herring.

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