Android Airplane Hack Clarified By Researcher

By Robert Vamosi | 4/22/13 5:51 AM

After a tremendous amount of press, Hugo Teso, the researcher who presented at Hack In the Box 2013 Amsterdam, that he'd found vulnerabilities in systems used by control towers, has posted some clarifications.

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Android App Hacks Airplane Control Tower Communications

By Robert Vamosi | 4/10/13 4:45 AM

(See 4/12/13 update below) In a presentation at the upcoming Hack in the Box 2013 Amsterdam, a researcher says he can hack the communications used by airplanes.

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Of Quantum Encryption And Moving Targets

By Robert Vamosi | 4/3/13 10:30 PM

One of the problems of advancing a quantum-based computer-based Internet is how does the quantum data transfer to moving objects. The goal of a recent experiment was efficient long-range key distribution via either quantum repeaters6 or satellites

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A Flight Computer Issue Forces United Airlines to Ground 96 Planes

By JDavis | 2/25/11 5:39 AM

Unexpectedly, a glitch with their flight computers caused United Airlines to ground an entire fleet of their 757 airplanes, causing several flight delays and cancellations at the last minute. United discovered a maintenance problem with their air data computers, which monitor critical parameters such as air speed and navigation.

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