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GPS jamming: Keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow

The University of Nottingham and Royal Norwegian Naval Academy (RNoNA) are investigating how to prevent shipping Global Positioning Signals (GPS) being jammed in potential cyberattacks that may cause vessels to go off course ...

dateJul 21, 2016 in Telecom
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Sea level mapped from space with GPS reflections

The GPS signal used for 'sat-navs' could help improve understanding of ocean currents, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters by National Oceanography Centre (NOC) scientists, alongside colleagues ...

dateFeb 22, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Easy prey for hackers—navigation systems

When it comes to route planning, drivers have almost blind faith in GPS; the technology plays a crucial role in identifying location and time in the industry as well as in other areas. If hackers attack the system, they can ...

dateJan 25, 2016 in Security
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