Satellites Are Cool, But What if They Get Hacked?

A story about satellite hacking over the years and what could happen if nowadays a satellite would be hacked.

On 27th 1986 a young business owner named John R. MacDougall took control over the transmission signal of the HBO channel during the movie The Falcon and the Snowman. Two minutes after the start of the movie the transmission stopped. After a couple of seconds, a message…