Elon Musk warns Starlink users in Ukraine

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At a time when the war between Russia and Ukraine is escalating, which may affect Ukraine’s telecommunications infrastructure, billionaire Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite Internet service is a valuable salvation for the people of this country. this.

A few days ago, after an offer from Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov, Elon Musk personally confirmed the activation of the Starlink service in Ukraine. In addition, this billionaire has also pushed his company to prioritize the delivery of satellite dishes to Ukraine, at a time when many users around the world have to wait until 2023 to use the service.

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A series of Starlink devices sent to Ukraine


However, recently Elon Musk warned Starlink users in Ukraine that this service could be the target of attack. “Starlink is the only non-Russian telecommunications service that is still operating in some parts of Ukraine, so the possibility of it being hacked is very high. Please use it with caution,” Elon Musk wrote. on Twitter.

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Elon Musk’s warning to Starlink users in Ukraine

Elon Musk then gave some recommendations to Starlink users in Ukraine that they should only use it when absolutely necessary, and put the satellite dish far away from other people’s living areas. In addition, the Starlink receiver pan should also be camouflaged to avoid detection.

According to Reuters, this warning was issued by the boss of SpaceX after John Scott-Railton, a researcher at the University of Toronto, said Russia could use Starlink’s transmission in Ukraine as a signal for air strikes. .

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Source : Genk