Scant Facts Regarding Lockheed’s VPN System Takedown
What we know at this point:
UPDATE 28 May 2011 – US DHS has confirmed that Lockheed has experienced a network intrusion (http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/29/us-usa-defense-hackers-idUSTRE74Q6VY20110529).
UPDATE 07 June 2011 – RSA has confirmed that data stolen from them was a factor in the Lockheed instrusion. RSA is offering to replace tokens for certain types of customers according to this: http://www.rsa.com/node.aspx?id=3891.
1). Lockheed’s entire VPN system was intentionally taken down by Lockheed
2). This happened about a week ago, and has been down the entire week
3). Lockheed is recalling all remote workers to the closest Lockheed offices to continue their production.
4). The outage is estimated to last two weeks.
5). Affected Lockheed VPN users are being issued new VPN tokens.