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Hackers Threaten Passenger Planes

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June 18, 2014
Cyberthreats
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“The plane’s technology ‘may allow the exploitation of network security vulnerabilities resulting in intentional or unintentional destruction, disruption, degradation, or exploitation of data, systems and networks critical to the safety and maintenance of the airplane,’ the FAA said.

The order from Jeffrey Duven, manager of FAA’s certification services, calls for Boeing to ‘ensure that the airplanes’ electronic systems are protected from access by unauthorized sources external to the plane, including those possibly caused by maintenance activity.’”

Source: U.S: Hackers Threaten Passenger Planes – i-HLS