Raspberry Pi hack puts NASA in security jam #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
In a story right out of a spy movie, NASA discovered a data breach had occurred through a Raspberry Pi. Via CNet:
In April 2018, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory discovered that a hacker was able to gain access to one of its “major mission systems” by targeting a unauthorized Raspberry Pi computer that was attached to the JPL network,
The Raspberry Pi hack went undetected for 10 months, according to the NASA Office of Inspector General, and the perpetrator stole 500 MB of data from 23 files. Two of those files contained information on the transfer of restricted military and space technology related to the Mars Curiosity Rover mission, according to the June audit report. The JPL is dedicated to robotic spacecraft construction.
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