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Hacking the Boeing 787

January 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Schneier on Security: Hacking the Boeing 787

This is crazy, scary stuff. They had better figure this out and soon.

The computer network in the Dreamliners passenger compartment, designed to give passengers in-flight internet access, is connected to the planes control, navigation and communication systems, an FAA report reveals.

According to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aeroplane may have a serious security vulnerability in its on-board computer networks that could allow passengers to access the planes control systems.

Wow.

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