Technology that depends on satellite-navigation signals is increasingly
threatened by attack from widely available equipment, experts say.

While "jamming" sat-nav equipment with noise signals is on the rise, more
sophisticated methods allow hackers to program what receivers display.

At risk are not only sat-nav users, but also critical national infrastructure.

A UK meeting outlining the risks was held at the National Physical Laboratory
in Teddington on Tuesday.

"GPS gives us transportation, distribution industry, 'just-in-time'
manufacturing, emergency services operations - even mining, road building and
farming, all these and a zillion more," David Last, a consultant engineer and
former president of the Royal Institute of Navigation, told the conference.

  • Подпишись на наc в Telegram!

    Только важные новости и лучшие статьи


  • Подписаться
    Уведомить о
    0 комментариев
    Межтекстовые Отзывы
    Посмотреть все комментарии