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24 Nov 2023

Commercial Flights Are Experiencing 'Unthinkable' GPS Attacks and Nobody Knows What to Do

New "spoofing" attacks are causing navigation systems to fail on commercial flights above the Middle East since September. These signals are designed to mislead planes' systems into thinking they're located miles away, resulting in aircrafts straying into foreign airspaces. According to OPSGROUP, this activity disturbed over 50 flights across Baghdad, Cairo, and Tel Aviv in recent weeks. [Source](https://www.vice.com/en/article/m7bk3v/commercial-flights-are-experiencing-unthinkable-gps-attacks-and-nobody-knows-what-to-do?fbclid=PAAaZOw5K-fQiUek5USGlWDNqavAkVtgyq2_OLQnAae4A-wX8Gs8XjqkJ6JJQ)