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

Tim Shoppa tshoppa at gmail.com
Mon Aug 14 13:49:44 EDT 2017

Civilian receivers generally do not measure absolute strength but instead
report S/N. The spoofer could fake up a reasonable amount of noise to get a
wimpy S/N with a much stronger signal.


On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 1:40 PM, ken Schwieker <ksweek at mindspring.com>

> Wouldn't monitoring the received signal strength and noting any non-normal
> increase (or decrease) level change indicate possible spoofing?  The
> spoofing station would have no way to know what the target's
> received signal strength would be.
> Ken S
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