Texas students fake GPS signals and take control of an $80 million yacht | SciGuy | a Chron.com blog
Jay Jamison stashed this in Tech
Awesome (if terrifying) school project out of UT. Don't mess with Texas, apparently.
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Of course, since this was a controlled experiment, the spoof was performed with the yacht owner's full permission, but it exposes a major, potentially highly dangerous flaw in land and sea transportation networks. And according to the Houston Chronicle, about 90% of the world's freight is transported overseas.