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US FAA warns of 747-8 vulnerability to hackers

Just as the US FAA is requiring Boeing to demonstrate that certain 787 flight critical domains cannot be tampered with by hackers, so too is the agency now demanding the same for the 747-8/-8F.The FAA has issued special conditions for the new jumbo jet, saying the aircraft “will have novel or unusual design features associated […]

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Should Gogo users worry about security? No more than usual.

You may have seen snippets floating around on the Internet that claim Aircell’s Gogo in-flight connectivity solution does not comply with necessary security measures to ensure passenger privacy. Snippets like this little post. But according to Aircell, it’s all bollox, or as my mam would say: “It’s all me eye.” Aircell says it has been […]

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