August 2021: Dr. Todd Humphreys was featured in NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday. The segment focused on AIS spoofing in the Black Sea, specifically the contested waters of Russian-occupied Crimea. U.S. and European naval vessels tend to be the primary victims, however, there are Russian vessels spoofed in the same manner. Dr. Humphreys suggests that Russia could be behind this and that they’re spoofing their own ships in part to throw off suspicion. But it’s also possible that this is some third party.
The full NPR segment (including transcript) can be found here.