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    NASA: Hacker Threatened Mission

    Date04 Jul 2000
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A computer hacker put space shuttle astronauts' lives at risk by overloading NASA's communication system in 1997, the agency told the BBC in a program to be aired Monday. The hacker interfered with computer systems monitoring the heartbeat, pulse, and medical . . . A computer hacker put space shuttle astronauts' lives at risk by overloading NASA's communication system in 1997, the agency told the BBC in a program to be aired Monday. The hacker interfered with computer systems monitoring the heartbeat, pulse, and medical conditions of the space shuttle crew as it docked with the Russian Mir space station, NASA inspector general Roberta Gross told the BBC program Panorama.

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