Russian space agency says hacking satellites is an act of war

Russia will consider any cyberattacks targeting Russian satellite infrastructure an act of war, as the country’s space agency director said in a TV interview.

Dmitry Rogozin, the current head of the Russian Roscosmos State Space Corporation, added that such attempts would also be considered crimes and investigated by Russia’s law enforcement agencies.

“Because disabling the satellite group of any country is generally a casus belli, that is, a reason to go to war. And we will be looking for those who organized it,” Rogozin said on Rossiya 24 (VGTRK).

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Source: Bleeping Computer