Shipbuilder, defense contractor Austal reveals data breach

    Date02 Nov 2018
    CategoryLatest News
    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Austal has revealed a data breach and extortion attempt but insists the company has no intention of bowing to such demands. On Thursday, the Perth-based shipbuilder -- which holds contracts to build ships for the US Navy and Australian Navy, among others -- said that its Australian business had "detected and responded to a breach of the company's data management systems by an unknown offender."
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