ANALYSIS: Cyber threat to aviation is real – and urgent

Can an aircraft be hacked? The answer would appear to be yes. It emerged last year that, in 2016, US Department of Homeland Security cyber experts had hacked into the avionics of a Boeing 757 obtained by the agency for testing.

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