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Satellites lack standard security mechanisms found in mobile phones and laptops

14
Jul
2023
Satellites lack standard security mechanisms found in mobile phones and laptops

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Researchers from Ruhr University Bochum and the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security in Saarbrücken have assessed the security mechanisms of satellites currently orbiting the Earth from an IT perspective.

They analyzed three current low-earth orbit satellites and found that, from a technical point of view, only some modern security concepts were implemented. Various security mechanisms that are standard in modern mobile phones and laptops were not to be found: for example, there was no separation of code and data. Interviews with satellite developers also revealed that the industry relies primarily on security through obscurity.

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