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DHS says it remotely hacked a Boeing 757 sitting on a runway
« on: November 15, 2017, 10:43:19 AM »
...Well, somebody over at the Department of Homeland Security must have said Actually, we can hack our own damn planes. And so they did, with a team of aviation hackers exploiting a flaw via “radio frequency communications” that’s evidently been known about for years.

The news came out of a keynote at the 2017 CyberSat Summit in Tysons Corner, Virginia. The keynote was presented by Robert Hickey, aviation program manager within the Cyber Security Division of the DHS Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate...

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/11/15/dhs-says-it-remotely-hacked-a-boeing-757-sitting-on-a-runway/

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