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Defense and security firm faces two 'serious and persistent' cyber attacks every week

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U.K.-based defense, security and aerospace multinational BAE Systems P.L.C. said that it faces two "serious and persistent" cyber attacks every week, reported International Business Times.

The company said that hackers target the firm over 100 times a year to steal its secrets.

BAE said that it is also subject to "many more" attacks by less sophisticated or organized cybercriminals in addition to the serious threats.

Adrian Nish, an official at BAE, said that cybercriminals have become more professional in recent times.

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