Best Infosec-Related Long Reads of the Week, 9/10/22
Criminals use fake GPS coordinates, Why cyber hasn't been decisive in Ukraine war, Russia targets Wikipedia editors, Tech libertarian on how to make money, Treasury Dept. crunches crypto's vision
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How Fake GPS Coordinates Are Leading to Lawlessness on the High Seas
Anatoly Kurmanaev in the New York Times explores an illegal phenomenon where hundreds of cases where a ship has transmitted fake location coordinates to carry out murky and even criminal business operations and circumvent international laws and sanctions.
over the past year, Windward, a large maritime data company that provides research to the United Nations, has uncovered more than 500 cases of ships manipulating their satellite navigation systems to hide their locations. The vessels carry out the deception by adopting a technology that until recently was confined to the …
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