1 Mar 2020

Hackers could shut down satellites and turn them into weapons

From Sunday Morning, 11:15 am on 1 March 2020

Satellites have the potential to revolutionise many aspects of everyday life, but there is also a very real risk that these same satellites could be shut down by hackers, who could then turn them into weapons. Dr. William Akoto is a cyber conflict commentator with the University of Denver. He says all it takes is a highly motivated and skilled hacker to shut down a satellite.