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All U.S. United Flights Grounded Over Mysterious Problem

All U.S. United Flights Grounded Over Mysterious Problem

All United Airlines flights in the US were grounded this morning for nearly an hour, over “dispatching information.” Though United hasn’t indicated the cause for the grounding, tweets from onboard passengers and a news report have indicated various possible reasons. “United began delaying flights at approximately 8 a.m. CT to ensure aircraft departed with proper […]

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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.

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United Will Reward People Who Flag Security Flaws—Sort Of

United Will Reward People Who Flag Security Flaws—Sort Of

United Airlines is launching a bug bounty program inviting researchers to report bugs–weeks after the airline banned a security researcher for doing something similar.

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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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