Elon Musk's Starlink Satellites Hacked by $25 Homemade device

Belgian Cyber Security researcher Lennert Wouters revealed the first-ever hacking of Starlink's user terminals or satellite dishes located at homes and buildings.

Hacking Tool Modchip

At the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas in the US, Wouters successfully hacked the Starlink internet system using a homemade circuit board or modchip that cost around $25 to develop, reports Wired.


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Wouters revealed the vulnerability to SpaceX through its bug bounty programme

He noted that Starlink has so far thwarted all cyberattacks coming from Russia




The hacking tool he developed was a custom circuit board known as “modchip,” and it was created using $25 worth of parts

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