Hacking nuclear subs
Maritime cyber security still a challenge.
Hacking nuclear submarines – how likely is the nightmare scenario?
Last July, the UK’s parliament voted overwhelmingly to renew Trident, its submarine-based nuclear weapons system. Almost a year later, experts argue that it’s vulnerable to cyberattack. Should we be worried?
The British American Security Information Council (Basic), a London-based thinktank, issued a report called Hacking UK Trident: A Growing Threat. It says that despite claims to the contrary, the system is vulnerable.
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