More GPS glitches. Swedish intelligence became interested in the case

More GPS glitches.  Swedish intelligence became interested in the case

Half of Poland’s territory “lights up” red on It’s about disruptions to the navigation system.

You can check every day on the website, which is used not only by ordinary civilians, but also by services around the world. Airplanes and ships cannot move without GPS.

Disturbances are marked on the map with three colors – green, yellow and red. The first one is disruption at a level of up to 2%, the second one is at a level of 2 to 10%. and the third one – the strongest disruptions – at a level above 10%.

Disturbances over Warsaw, Białystok, Gdańsk and Łódź

On January 16, half of Poland was marked in red. We are talking about cities such as Warsaw, Białystok, Olsztyn, Łódź, Płock, Grudziądz, Elbląg, Gdańsk, Piła, Słupsk, Koszalin and Szczecin. The lower part of the map lights up green – from west to east.

In an interview with the head of the Military Intelligence and Security Service, MUSI said that such incidents had been recently observed. – I believe this is an example of a hybrid action that aims to create uncertainty, said Thomas Nilsson.

Swedish intelligence is monitoring the situation

However, Petter Eklund from LFV (Swedish Civil Aviation Authority) reassured that the disruptions had not threatened aviation safety so far. Airplanes do not only use this system, but also others, and they also have data backups.

Sekurak – experts dealing with cybersecurity – citing military intelligence (it was described by, among others, the website “began to take an interest in the problem.” The Russian Baltic Fleet recently announced that it was planning exercises. Maybe it’s a coincidence, or maybe the Navy has something to do with it.

Disturbances can be related to many circumstances

Recently, GPS disruptions have occurred, among others: December 26. Then the situation was worse because the disruptions occurred over a larger area of ​​Poland. At that time, Sekurak informed that the cause could be both NATO exercises. Experts said they were not likely caused by solar activity.

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