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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Report: Pentagon Should Assume US Satellites Are Already Hacked

As U.S. and its allies tether more of their military operations to government and commercial satellites, they need to start taking cyber-security more seriously.

The U.S. and its allies need to double down on the cyber-security of their satellites as space infrastructure becomes ever more integral to national security, according to a recent report.

The Pentagon and other western military forces rely heavily on space-based systems to guide weapons, gather intelligence and coordinate operations around the globe, but security gaps in their satellite infrastructure threaten to bring those functions to a grinding halt or worse, researchers at the London-based think tank Chatham House found.

As adversaries like Russia and China ramp up their offensive cyber capabilities, they said the western world needs to lock down its space infrastructure against potentially crippling attacks. And in the meantime, “it would be prudent” for countries to assume their systems have already been infiltrated.



Anonymous said...

Every secret the US had is probably most likely gone out to our enim3s a more due to Hillary.

Anonymous said...

3:00 You took the words right out of my mouth

Rick said...

3:00 pm You people are a special kind of stupid aren't you????

The people who gave every tech secret we have away is US, you know how and why??? Because you people are stupid, fat and lazy and becasue the govt wants money and to save on money they sent our communications and anything military to be built in those foreign counties like china to build our crap cheaper... In return, they have put electronics and programs and the like in our software, hardware and every where else to listen and spy on us... They also have actual spies who work for the US govt... It is not hard to do when you have dumb idiots working for the govt...

Anonymous said...

Wow. Who knew. Whats your name sir. I would like to commend your wisdom and worldly knowledge with a big pointy hat.