Cyberattacks on satellites may only be getting more worrisome

Tim Starks, with research by Aaron Schaffer, writes:

In February, alleged Russian government hackers launched an attack on U.S. satellite company Viasat, disabling communications in Ukraine just before the invasion in what amounted to perhaps the most prominent hack of space equipment ever.

The incident helped fuel a flurry of activity in Washington, from federal agencies issuing warnings to Congress advancing legislation. But the worst may yet be ahead for cyberattacks in space, witnesses told a House Science Committee panel Thursday.

Read more at The Washington Post.

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