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DHS Warns Small Airplanes Vulnerable to Flight Data Manipulation Attacks

DHS Warns Small Airplanes Vulnerable to Flight Data Manipulation Attacks

July 31, 2019Swati Khandelwal
What could be more horrifying than knowing that a hacker can trick the plane's electronic systems into displaying false flight data t...
Hacker Demonstrates How Easy In-flight Entertainment System Can Be Hacked

Hacker Demonstrates How Easy In-flight Entertainment System Can Be Hacked

December 20, 2016Mohit Kumar
Next time when you hear an announcement in the flight, " Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking… ," the chances are tha...
19-Year-Old Teen Steals $150,000 by Hacking into Airline's Website

19-Year-Old Teen Steals $150,000 by Hacking into Airline's Website

December 17, 2015Mohit Kumar
What do you do to earn up to $150,000? Somebody just hacks into airlines and sells fake tickets. That's exactly what a 19-ye...
FBI: Banned Security Researcher Admitted to Hacking Plane In-Flight

FBI: Banned Security Researcher Admitted to Hacking Plane In-Flight

May 17, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher who was pulled out from a United Airlines flight last month had previously admitted to Federal Bureau of Investiga...
Win Free Air Miles for Finding Security Flaws in United Airlines

Win Free Air Miles for Finding Security Flaws in United Airlines

May 15, 2015Wang Wei
If you are a security researcher and fond of traveling from one conference to another, then United Airlines' bug bounty program woul...
Spy Planes Equipped with Dirtbox Devices Collecting Smartphone Data

Spy Planes Equipped with Dirtbox Devices Collecting Smartphone Data

November 15, 2014Mohit Kumar
The U.S. government is reportedly using spy airplanes equipped with special military-grade snooping equipment to eavesdrop on cell phone i...
Airplanes Can Be Hacked Through Wireless In-flight Entertainment System

Airplanes Can Be Hacked Through Wireless In-flight Entertainment System

August 05, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Almost a year ago, at the ' Hack In The Box ' security summit in Amsterdam, a security researcher at N.Runs and a commercial airline pil...
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