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Hackers find new arena in space

Satellites increasingly viewed by hackers as 'trophy attacks'

IN SPACE, NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM: Satellites are becoming trophy attacks for hackers, says a space insurer.


SPACE, the "final frontier", is rapidly becoming an extra-terrestrial battleground for corporate espionage and other types of cyber attack as hackers seek to gain commercial advantage from rival networks operating in the US$330 billion space economy.

At the same time, a...

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