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Starlink users in Ukraine could be targeted by Russia, Elon warns users to take these precautions


Photo: By Duncan.Hull - Own work

Several tips on how to stay safe with Starlink were provided by Elon Musk on Thursday. He warned Ukrainians that Russian troops could target the high-speed internet service.


Starlink users in Ukraine are advised to only activate the service when they need it and to place the antenna as far from people as possible.


A second recommendation from Musk was to cover the antenna in a light camouflage, such as painting the antenna without any metal to avoid being noticed visually.


Musk said on Twitter that the only non-Russian communications system in part of Ukraine is Starlink, noting a security warning.



5 March 2022

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