Hackers Shut Down 2 of World's Most Advanced Telescopes

A leading astronomical observatory in the US was hacked, temporarily shutting down two of its telescopes

The cyberattack happened on August 1, just days before a US government agency warned about the threat of espionage and cyberattacks against space companies

The motive and origin of the attack are still unknown

The observatory is working with cybersecurity experts to restore its systems

This is not the first time that astronomical observatories have been targeted by hackers

The US government is concerned about the growing threat of cyberattacks against space companies

You can learn more about cyber attacks around the world by exploring Sectrio's global threat report

Sectrio's global threat report

To learn more about cyber attacks around the world, explore Sectrio's global threat report.