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Yacht Hijacked By University Of Texas Via GPS Spoofing
2013-08-01 05:53:03

[ Watch the Video: Spoofing On The High Seas ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Students at the University of Texas, Austin, have demonstrated the ability to spoof a GPS system using a custom-made device that diverted an $80 million yacht from its course in the Mediterranean Sea. The researchers, led by UT engineering professor Todd Humphreys, were able to use the briefcase-sized device to override existing GPS signals and effectively take control - with...

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2008-04-14 14:03:54

Positioning system used by iPhone/iPod breachedIn January, Skyhook Wireless Inc. announced that Apple would use Skyhook's WiFi Positioning System (WPS) for its popular Map applications. The WPS database contains information on access points throughout the world. Skyhook itself provides most of the data in the database, with users contributing via direct entries to the database, and requests for localization. ETH Zurich Professor Srdjan Capkun of the Department of Computer Science and his team...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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