Cube-shaped anomaly filmed in the sky over Ohio

Your GPS units could cease engaged on April 6, 2019 and if If that sounds acquainted, it’s as a result of the scenario is mainly the identical because the “millennium bug” behind the notorious Y2K scare.

April 6 is the day hundreds of thousands of GPS receivers will actually run out of time, rolling over their time counters again to zero, because of limitations in timekeeping for older GPS units. Many navigation programs could also be affected, corresponding to on ships or older plane, though your smartphone shall be tremendous.

However as a result of GPS satellites are additionally essential to digital timekeeping utilized by web sites, electrical grids, monetary markets, information facilities and laptop networks, the impact of April 6 could also be much more wide-ranging.

Though an information-security skilled throughout a presentation on the RSA 2019 safety convention in San Francisco stated “I am not going to be flying on April 6,” fortunately, nobody is hyping the GPS bug to an exaggerated diploma – but it surely might nonetheless trigger issues.

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