Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Sat-Nav Systems Under Growing Threat From 'Jammers'

Photo: Society will only get ever more dependent on sat-nav systems

From The BBC:

Technology that depends on satellite-navigation signals is increasingly threatened by attack from widely available equipment, experts say.

While "jamming" sat-nav equipment with noise signals is on the rise, more sophisticated methods allow hackers even to program what receivers display.

At risk are not only sat-nav users, but also critical national infrastructure.

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