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Old 05-07-2017, 08:13 AM   #1
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A reminder to secure your onboard WiFi

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...owners-hacking

"Cybercriminals are taking aim at billionaires and their super-luxury yachts, exploiting lax security on the vessels to take control of their navigation and wifi systems to steal information and hold them hostage at sea until they pay a ransom. "

Not just super yachts are vulnerable to this activity.
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Old 05-07-2017, 11:04 PM   #2
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This will never happen to Steve Jobs' super yacht.
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Old 05-07-2017, 11:07 PM   #3
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...owners-hacking

"Cybercriminals are taking aim at billionaires and their super-luxury yachts, exploiting lax security on the vessels to take control of their navigation and wifi systems to steal information and hold them hostage at sea until they pay a ransom. "...
Whew!
For a moment there you had me worried.
Don't quite make the income cap
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Old 05-08-2017, 06:11 AM   #4
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I know my hand held GPS was not cheap , but never realized it would make me a ransom target.

Thank goodness for paper charts!
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