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Is It Possible for Passengers to Hack Commercial Aircraft?

Is It Possible for Passengers to Hack Commercial Aircraft?

Experts insist that what the FBI claims hacker Chris Roberts did on a flight is not possible. We examine why, and what is still unknown.

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Is It Possible for Passengers to Hack Commercial Aircraft?

Is It Possible for Passengers to Hack Commercial Aircraft?

Experts insist that what the FBI claims hacker Chris Roberts did on a flight is not possible. We examine why, and what is still unknown.

The post Is It Possible for Passengers to Hack Commercial Aircraft? appeared first on WIRED.

Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

In response to reports last week that passenger Wi-Fi networks make some planes vulnerable to hacking, the FBI and TSA have issued an alert to airlines advising them to be on the lookout for evidence of tampering or network intrusions. The FBI and TSA note that they currently have no information to support claims that […]

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Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

The tweet that got a hacker banned from a flight has evoked a heated debate on the Cold War between security researchers and the industries whose faults they expose.

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Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi

Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi

New jets have Wi-Fi passenger networks that use the same network as the avionics systems of the planes.

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