Saturday, October 29, 2011

US-satellites hack: Chinese hackers suspected of interfering with US satellites

Two US government satellites fell victim to cyber-attacks in 2007 and 2008, claims report highlighting control systems' vulnerability.

See article by Charles Arthur in Guardian, Oct 27, 2011The article also mentions report from Oct. 2009 on China's ability to conduct cyberwar, prepared for the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, and a forthcoming report by same commission which will discuss this satellites attack. The attack and (new) report are also discussed in a Business week article, also of Oct. 27

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