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Students hijack $80 million superyacht with GPS spoofing

mask.of.sanity (1228908) writes | about a year ago

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mask.of.sanity (1228908) writes "A team of university students have hijacked an $80 million superyacht using GPS spoofing without tripping alarms. The experiment (run with permission) saw the White Rose sail from Monaco to the island of Rhodes in the Mediterranean. Faint GPS signals broadcast from a spoofing device slowly overpowered authentic signals allowing the students control over the yacht's navigational system."
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