Japan's Asahi Shimbun newspaper reported today that the Japanese Ministry of Defense is investigating the possibility of leaking details about a new advanced missile in a widespread cyber attack on Mitsubishi Electric.

NOURNEWS- The Japanese Ministry of Defense suspected that the hackers had stolen the operational requirements of a new missile that had been sent to several defense industry companies as part of a tender for the project, citing unnamed government sources. . However, Mitsubishi Electric did not win the auction for the prototype.

When Reuters contacted Mitsubishi Electric, the company said it was reviewing the report, but did not respond. Japan's defense ministry has not commented.

According to the Asahi Shimbun newspaper, the advanced Japanese missile is a missile model used by countries such as the United States, China and Russia that travels long distances at supersonic speeds and can pass through the missile defense network to carry out precision attacks.

The leaked details may include information such as amplitude, propulsion and heat resistance of the missile.



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