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GPS Is Easy to Hack, and the U.S. Has No Backup

GPS Is Easy to Hack, and the U.S. Has No Backup

On August 5, 206, Cathay Pacific Flight 905 from Hong Kong was heading for on-time arrival at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport when unexpected occurred. The pilots radioed air traffic controllers and said had lost GPS (Global Positioning System) guidance for the final eight nautical miles “runway right-24.”