Unauthorised Raspberry Pi allowed hackers to compromise NASA's systems

Nicholas Fearn
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A recent audit has unveiled a series of security errors at NASA

An attacker was able to gain access to NASA systems through a Raspberry Pi that wasn't authorised to be connected to its network. That's according to a recent audit by the agency's Office of Ins...

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