Elon Musk says SpaceX focusing on cyber defense after some Starlink signals jammed near Ukraine conflict areas

Elon Musk says SpaceX focusing on cyber defense after some Starlink signals jammed near Ukraine conflict areas

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Friday that his company is now focusing on cyber defense and overcoming signal jamming of its Starlink internet satellites amid Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. .

Musk and SpaceX sent Starlink terminals to Ukraine at the request of a government official after the Russian invasion disrupted internet service across the country. A shipment of Starlink terrestrial terminals, which use an antenna and terminal to access satellite broadband service, arrived in Ukraine on Monday, February 28). With the terminals in use, SpaceX is working to keep them online, Musk said.