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CIS 608 - Information Security Management

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Post 052 - CIS 608

Newly Discovered Information: Chinese Hackers Attacked U.S. Satellites in 2007 and 2008

This is amazing. Why would our friends do something like this to American satellites?


“Such interference poses numerous potential threats, particularly if achieved against satellites with more sensitive functions,” according to the draft. “Access to a satellite‘s controls could allow an attacker to damage or destroy the satellite. An attacker could also deny or degrade as well as forge or otherwise manipulate the satellite’s transmission.”

More Information is in this BBC article:

More Information is also in this Bloomburg article:

William F. Slater, III, M.S., MBA, PMP, CISSP, SSCP, CISA, MCITP, MCSE, ISO 20000, ISO 27002, MCP #3585

Project Manager / Program Manager
Chicago, IL

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