Japan military homes, destroyer raided over data leak

Tuesday, 28 August 2007, 4:18 PM EST

The homes of several serving members of Japan's Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) and a destroyer were raided as part of an investigation into a leak of sensitive military data from a computer.

Officers from the Kanagawa prefectural police force and the JMSDF's own criminal investigations unit are investigating the leak of information related to the Aegis missile defense system, the sea-based Standard Missile-3 interceptor system and the reconnaissance satellite data exchange Link 16 system.

At Computerworld.

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