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Watchdog reports aircraft exposed to in-flight wifi hacking

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published a report that criticises the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for not sufficiently guarding against the most significant cybersecurity threats. The report found that commercial airliners are vulnerable to terrorist attacks through the in-flight wifi. Concerns have been raised recently as the airline industry… Read more »

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Europol warn against sending data over free wi-fi

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Sensitive information should not be sent over public wi-fi hotspots, to avoid hackers stealing it, Europe’s top cybercrime police officer has warned. Troels Oerting, head of Europol’s cybercrime centre have warned that users should send personal data only across networks they trusted. He said the warning was motivated by the growing… Read more »

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