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Submission + - Researchers find crippling flaws in global GPS (

mask.of.sanity writes: Researchers have developed attacks capable of crippling Global Positioning System infrastructure critical to the navigation of a host of military and civilian technologies including planes, ships and unnamed drones.

The novel remote attacks can be made using against consumer and professional- grade receivers using $2500 worth of custom-built equipment.

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Coherent Navigation detailed the attacks in a paper (pdf)

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Researchers find crippling flaws in global GPS

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