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Could Terrorists Hack an Airplane? The Government Just Did.

Posted by Martin C. Fox on November 17, 2017

Remember when Rolling Stone reporter Michael hastings died, about the same time the stories on government car hacking experiments came out? There is more to worry about than foreign terrorists.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/could-terrorists-hack-an-airplane-the-government-just-did

This question is being asked because of the revelation that a team of cyber experts at the Department of Homeland Security successfully hacked into the avionics of a commercial airplane parked at an airport as part of a test.

The problem is that nobody with knowledge of aviation cyber security is sure of how vulnerable airplanes are to such an attack—and some believe that the DHS test has simply added to the confusion and created needless alarm…

Be seeing you

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