We'd already had a pretty clear indication that information obtained in the massive RSA hack back in March was used in the attack on Lockheed Martin last month, and RSA has now confirmed that itself for the first time. What's more, Executive Chairman Art Coviello has also announced that the company is willing to provide security monitoring services to those concerned, and even replace existing SecurIDs free of charge for "virtually every customer" it has. Considering that millions of the tokens are now in use, that could add up to quite the bill. Not surprisingly, however, he isn't divulging many more details about the attack itself, noting only that the attacker's "most likely motive" was to use the information to "target defense secrets and related IP, rather than financial gain."
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