Re: Is this "Kooky?"

Harvey Newstrom (
Tue, 2 Mar 1999 23:37:20 -0500

Spike Jones wrote:
>> Hackers Reportedly Seize British Military Satellite
>> LONDON (Reuters) - Hackers have seized control of one of Britain's
>> military communication satellites and issued blackmail threats, The
>> Sunday Business newspaper reported.
>It's emitting massive bogon flux Terry. Changed the course of a
>satellite? That means the hackers took over the attitude control system
>and the orbit adjust system? I think not. spike

I work in the Information Security field, and the take-over of the satellite is true. The identities of those who have taken it over have not been confirmed, however.

Harvey Newstrom <>
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