Starlink: Space X (Elon Musk) launches a bug hunt, with bonus ($25,000 max)

Clearly, no one escapes the wave of cyberattacks that are raging all over the world. So after the Starlink hack, SpaceX decided to move up a gear. The firm has indeed launched a Big Bounty program, in other words it invites anyone to find the flaws in its satellite internet service, in order to strengthen its security.

specify that Lennert Wouters -researcher from the Sonic group of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium)- paid only 25 dollars for a homemade device and enjoy free Starlink. Apparently, the system proved particularly easy for this computer security researcher to hack. This is indeed what the latter revealed during the last black-hat, which took place from August 6 to 11 in Los Angeles. There has indeed been a small conference exposing his exploit and judging the level of security of Starlink terminals (not so terrible).

In the process, the American firm split an official press release, thanking the researcher. Far from feeling the soul of a handyman smurfElon Musk therefore relies on hackers to track down the flaws in his system and help him in his conquest of space! It therefore offers rewards of up to $25,000 depending on the nature of the bug discovered (see details here).

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