• Hackers' Heaven: Next Attack from the Stars?

    From August Abolins@2:221/1.58 to All on Wed Nov 3 20:07:00 2021

    Hackers' Heaven: Next Attack from the Stars? New Era to Open Up
    Satellite Encryption Weaknesses

    Malicious ransomware attackers may begin exploiting sloppy
    systems in space - if they haven't already - amidst fears of
    outdated security on satellites grows.

    The key issue appears to be a lack of separation between
    Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT)
    systems - in other words, mundane tasks such as basic
    communication and sensitive areas such as controlling

    Hackers are apparently able to eavesdrop on unencrypted
    financial data, block or interfere with signals using
    relatively simple equipment.

    Sky isn't the limit for cybercrime, apparently.

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