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NSA Evaluating Cyber Threats To Small Satellites

September 23 2019


The National Security Agency (NSA) is running a series of tests with artificial intelligence tools to characterize the behavior of small satellites (smallsats) affected by cyber attacks, reports Defense One. The tests are meant to allow the agency to better understand whether adversaries have taken control of friendly smallsats in low-earth orbit. Researchers are examining the behaviors of smallsmats to identify potential bad behaviors caused by malicious cyber activity. The...

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