September 8, 2008

How to Hijack a GPS Tracked Truck - GPS Spoofing

Interesting post on how it is possible to use a strong GPS signal to override cargo truck GPS devices so that they keep transmitting an "On Route" signal back to the home base, all while you or your accomplices are turning off into no man's land to steal the cargo and head off for the black market.

With trucks being tracked by GPS units these days, it's hard to just take a truck without setting off alarms and sending out the police as a result. Well, by sending erroneous signal so the truck makes it think that it is on its proper route, home base will never know it was hijacked and was just taken off-route on the way to a truck awaiting the cargo switch.

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Posted by Scott Martin at September 8, 2008 8:01 AM

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