‘Zero trust’ can secure satellite communications against cyberattack

Hesam Seyed Mousavi, June 12, 2022 Behind the headline-grabbing kinetic war, Russia’s attack on Ukraine has put a new focus on the importance of cybersecurity and satellite communications. American satellite communications company Viasat probed an outage that impacted its coverage of Ukraine, and SpaceX deployed internet service and terminals to Ukraine, while simultaneously announcing that…

Cyberattacks on SATCOM Infrastructure: Part 1

Hesam Seyed Mousavi, June 12, 2022 Introduction This blog post introduces our most recent whitepaper detailing original research into two SATCOM terminals manufactured by Addvalue Technologies, Ltd.: the Wideye iSavi and Wideye SABRE Ranger 5000. Source: erproject blog.mousavi.fr We identified numerous serious security vulnerabilities in both devices, including broken or backdoored authentication mechanisms, rudimentary data…