[time-nuts] Ships fooled in GPS spoofing attack suggest Russian cyberweapon

Clint Jay cjaysharp at gmail.com
Mon Aug 14 05:55:28 EDT 2017

No, this was not the software hack, it was done with some rather nice
Rohde&Schwarz test equipment.

On 14 Aug 2017 10:42 am, "Martin Burnicki" <martin.burnicki at burnicki.net>

> Clint Jay wrote:
> > Absolutely, their use of it was for something trivial and my reason for
> > using that example was to show how 'simple' and available the technology
> is
> > if a couple of students could do it with lab equipment that anyone can
> buy
> > (obviously you'd need deep pockets).
> I just searched for "Pokémon GO GPS spoofing" on the 'net.
> Looks like this was just a hack in Android where apps were provided with
> a spoofed position from the hack instead of the true position determined
> by the GPS/GNSS receiver.
> So this is quite a different thing than spoofing the real GPS signals,
> and it only affects the devices which have that hack installed.
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