Skygrabber used by terrorists to download Predator Video


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Software used to capture unencrypted satellite feeds is also being used to download video from Predator drones. Skygrabber sells for $26. Why the heck isn't the military encrypting those video signals?????

Skygrabber is also being used for a far more nefarious purpose. Iraq terrorists have been using Skygrabber to intercept video feeds from Predator drones, the better to find out what the Americans know about their movements. Apparently the US
Terrorists Use 'Skygrabber' to Download Predator Video Military has known about this little bug since the 1990s, but until July, 2009, did not think that terrorists had the sophistication to take advantage of it.
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