Hacking in the Air

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Hacking in the Air

Tony Rybczynski does a great job of alerting readers to the fact that Boeing originally had cockpit controls and in-flight internet for passengers on the same network in its new airplane the 787. Could you imagine the problems of viruses, Trojans, malware, etc that we would have to worry about if this were the case?

A new breed of cyber-aircraft terrorist would be born if Boeing didn't decide to separate these two networks.

Let's hope all aircraft designers are smart enough to realize how important data security is in the world of air travel. They need to be extremely careful to design the electronics in such a way that hacking is impossible.

Read more on Tony's and Michael Krigsman's blog.


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