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Hackers Claimed To Hack Into Flights, Aviation Industry stepping up efforts to stop it.



FBI: Hacker Claimed To Hack Into Flights

FBI: Hacker Claimed To Hack Into Flights

The aviation industry is stepping up efforts to enlist coordinated international support in the battle against the threats posed to airlines and passengers by hackers and those seeking to exploit IT systems. READ ARTICLE HERE

The security of commercial airlines and whether the systems crucial to fly planes are vulnerable to cyber attacks hit the headlines in April after a security researcher claimed he had been able to hack into flight controls via his under-seat entertainment unit.

A cybersecurity consultant told the FBI he hacked into computer systems aboard airliners up to 20 times and managed to control an aircraft engine during a flight, according to federal court documents. read article here