back to article Maritime comms flaws exposed: It's OK cuz we canned it, says vendor

Security researchers have gone public about "critical" security flaws in a maritime communication platform. Stratos Global's AmosConnect 8.4.0 satellite-based shipboard communication platform is vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to researchers from IOActive. Inmarsat, which owns Stratos Global, dismissed the research as …

  1. TRT Silver badge

    It's OK

    They were protected by Avast! yae land lubbers.

  2. Brewster's Angle Grinder Silver badge

    "Flaws in the technology discovered by IOActive include "blind SQL injection" in a login form"

    Aha, look at little Bobby Tables: he's all grown up and gone to sea. His mom must be so proud.

    Because that XKCD never stops being funny. It is one of the all time great contributions to humanity's cultural life.

  3. John Smith 19 Gold badge

    Sounds like some high quality after the fact CYA action from Immarsat.

    So when is this fabled "AC9" coming out then?

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I just liked the sex pistols reference

    I am surprised a bit more of it wan't worked in, fnarr fnarr...

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Hard coded admin rights

    The NSA really do have their fingers in lots of US companies don't they....

  6. phuzz Silver badge

    I'm still just impressed that I can IM my brother even though he's in the south Atlantic right now.

  7. John Brown (no body) Silver badge


    Why was my first thought that this ran on an Amiga?

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