How to get away with hacking a US satellite

The US Air Force wants to know if you can hijack control of an orbiting satellite and turn its camera from staring at Earth to point at the moon instead.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Hackers targeted US government satellites, Congressional report claims

It sounds like the stuff of James Bond – foreign hackers managing to gain unauthorised access to US satellites as they orbit 700 km above the Earth, and interfere with their controls.

But, according to a US Congressional Report, it’s not fiction..