Hackers can fake radio signals to hijack aircraft landing systems, warn researchers

Nicholas Fearn
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It wouldn't take much to cause a plane to crash-land, warn researchers
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It wouldn't take much to cause a plane to crash-land, warn researchers

Attackers could potentially change the course of a flight using $600 worth of commercially available equipment

Hackers could hijack the systems used to guide planes by compromising and spoofing the radio signals that are used during landing. That's according to a team of researchers at Northeastern University...

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