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Watch: How GPS spoofing can take control of drones and ships

A University of Texas researcher who has hacked the navigational systems of drones and ships told PBS on Friday that anyone with his software could do the same. “You know, we had done experiments in our laboratory and we’d convinced ourselves that we could hack a GPS receiver, make it…

Iranian engineer claims simple GPS hack took U.S. drone down

An unnamed Iranian engineer reportedly working to reverse-engineer a U.S. drone recently captured by Revolutionary Guard forces told a reporter for The Christian Science Monitor that the aircraft was downed through a relatively unsophisticated cyber-attack that tricked its global positioning systems (GPS). The technique, known as “GPS spoofing,” has been…

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