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  • Security expert said he hacked plane controls midflight

    Security expert said he hacked plane controls midflight
    A security researcher told federal agents he was able to hack into aircraft computer systems mid-flight numerous times through the in-flight entertainment systems, and at one point he caused a plane he was on to move sideways, according to an FBI agent's affidavit.
  • Georgia man gets 6 months in prison in airline ticket scam

    A Georgia man who posed as an airline employee to make cut-rate reservations then resold the tickets for thousands of dollars has been sentenced in Los Angeles to six months in prison. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 38-year-old Gilbert Myers Jr. of...

    United Airlines offers rewards for spotting bugs in the system

    United Airlines offers rewards for spotting bugs in the system
    United Airlines may be having a change of heart about hackers. A cybersecurity expert who joked during a United Airlines flight about hacking into the plane’s avionics computers was banned from flying on the carrier, even though the expert said he...

    Top 3 US airlines step up attack on Middle Eastern carriers

    Leaders of the three largest U.S. airlines are stepping up their attack against Middle Eastern competitors that they say get unfair government subsidies. The CEOs of American Airlines Group Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc., and United Continental Holdings Inc....

    United Airlines: Hack us, please

    United Airlines: Hack us, please
    United Airlines came out with an unusual public request this week: Hack us, please. In what it's calling a "bug bounty" program, Chicago-based United is offering up to 1 million frequent-flier miles to anyone who can find bugs in its public technology...