Register to VDI Sensor Workshop on Safe Autonomous Navigation

Sign up to participate in the exclusive sensor cybersecurity workshop led by Regulus VP R&D Gal Cohen at the 2nd International VDI conference “Automotive Sensor Systems”, taking place in Munich on February 13-14, 2019.

The Entire Global Financial System Depends on GPS, And it’s Shockingly Vulnerable to Attacks

There is an enormous, invisible clock that keeps ultra-precise time, can be checked from anywhere on earth, and is free for everyone to use. This technological gift to mankind was built by the US government. It is called the Global Positioning System (GPS), it lives in space, and you use it every time you check […]

Towards Navigation Safety for Autonomous Cars

Article by InsideGNSS – https//insidegnss.com/towards-navigation-safety-for-autonomous-cars/ There are many good reasons for getting excited about highly automated vehicles, or HAVs, which is the acronym used by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). HAVs can make driving more fuel- and time-efficient. They can significantly reduce traffic congestion and emissions by driving a precise speed, minimizing lane changes, […]

How to Spoof Someone’s GPS Navigation to Send Them The Wrong Way

Researchers have for the first time demonstrated that it’s possible to spoof turn-by-turn GPS road navigation to send users to specific wrong locations. Although generalised spoofing attacks on GPS are well-understood – using false signals to confuse targets or send them off course in places such as the high seas – precisely controlling where they […]

Spoof, Jam, Destroy: Why We Need A Backup For GPS

Earth got A warning shot on January 25, 2016. On that day, Air Force engineers were scheduled to kill off a GPS satellite named SVN-23—the oldest in the navigation constellation. SVN-23 should have just gone to rest in peace. But when engineers took it offline, its disappearance triggered, according to the National Institute of Standards […]

Ships Fooled in GPS Spoofing Attack Suggest Russian Cyberweapon

Reports of satellite navigation problems in the Black Sea suggest that Russia may be testing a new system for spoofing GPS, New Scientist has learned. This could be the first hint of a new form of electronic warfare available to everyone from rogue nation states to petty criminals. On 22 June, the US Maritime Administration […]

Truck Driver has GPS Jammer, Accidentally Jams Newark Airport

An engineering firm worker in New Jersey has a GPS jammer so his bosses don’t know where he is all the time. However, his route takes him close to Newark airport, and his jammer affects its satellite systems. No reasonable employee wants their boss to know where they are all the time. Just as no […]

Here’s What’s Needed for Self-Flying Taxis and Delivery Drones to Really Take Off

Amazon, Uber and other tech giants want to fill the skies with small autonomous aircraft ferrying packages and people from place to place. For that to happen, these robotic drones—also called unmanned aircraft systems (UASs)—need an air traffic control system to keep them from crashing into buildings, human-piloted aircraft or one another. NASA is developing […]

The Eyes and Ears of the Autonomous Revolution: Sensors

As human beings lucky enough to be mobile, we probably take for granted the speed and precision that our eyes and our ears provide as the two senses that help us recognize, understand and act upon where we are currently at in the world and where we need to go. In all situations, whether they […]

GPS Spoofing: The Auto Cybersecurity Threat Hiding in Plain Sight

Cybersecurity has become a hot topic for automobiles, but one major threat has been flying under the radar: GPS spoofing. Last summer nearly two dozen ships were hit by these targeted attacks, which attempt to trick a global positioning system into believing it is miles away from its actual location. In this instance, the ships’ […]

Cyber Threats Prompt Return of Radio for Ship Navigation

LONDON (Reuters) – The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop backup systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that rely on sending and receiving satellite signals, which many experts say are […]

GPS Jamming: Major Threat To Drones

As drones multiply, as they are expected to do, incidents of GPS (or GNSS) jamming and spoofing are expected to rise in concert during the next decade. That poses not just a threat of loss of the vehicles, but also to nearby aircraft and unaware people on the ground, according to Jeremy Bennington of Spirent, […]