Cyberwarfare in space: Satellites at risk of hacker attacks

There’s an urgent need for NATO and its member countries to address the cybersecurity of space-based satellite control systems because they’re vulnerable to cyberattacks – and if left unaddressed, it could have severe consequences for global security, a new paper from a Read More …

Google Helps Police Identify Devices Close to Crime Scenes Using Location Data

It’s no secret that Google tracks you everywhere, even when you keep Google’s Location History feature disabled. As revealed by an Associated Press investigation in 2018, other Google apps like Maps or daily weather update service on Android allows the tech Read More …

DHS Warns of Cybersecurity Threats to Agriculture Industry

A new report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security called Threats to Precision Agriculture warns against the cybersecurity risks faced by the emerging technologies being adopted by the agricultural industry. Known as “precision agriculture,” the technologies include internet of Read More …

Space sector to benefit from multi-million pound work on UK alternative to Galileo

Government to invest £92 million of Brexit readiness money on plans for independent satellite system 18-month study will look at the design and development of UK programme This will inform the decision to create the system as an alternative to Read More …

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that Read More …