Adversary in the Middle: Unauthenticated gateway or unauthenticated interplanetary node

ID Name
T1557.001 Unauthenticated gateway or unauthenticated interplanetary node
T1557.002 Satellite constellation

If unauthenticated gateways or unauthenticated interplanetary nodes are used, an adversary can substitute them with an own resource, to collect or modify transmitted data. [1]

ID: T1557.001
Sub-technique of:  T1557
Tactic: Collection
Platforms: Space Segment, Space-link communication
Version: 2.0
Created: 25 August 2022
Last Modified: 21 April 2023

Mitigations

This type of attack technique cannot be easily mitigated with preventive controls since it is based on the abuse of system features.

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