Yacht Security

Turns out, multi-million dollar yachts are no more secure than anything else out there: The ease with which ocean-going oligarchs or other billionaires can be hijacked on the high seas was revealed at a superyacht conference held in a private members club in central London this week. […] Murray, a cybercrime expert at BlackBerry, was demonstrating how criminal gangs could…

Turns out, multi-million dollar yachts are no more secure than anything else out there:

The ease with which ocean-going oligarchs or other billionaires can be hijacked on the high seas was revealed at a superyacht conference held in a private members club in central London this week.

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Murray, a cybercrime expert at BlackBerry, was demonstrating how criminal gangs could exploit lax data security on superyachts to steal their owners' financial information, private photos ­ and even force the yacht off course.

I'm sure it was a surprise to the yacht owners.

from https://www.schneier.com/blog/