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Researcher Demonstrates Commercial Airplane Navigation System Compromise

As if hurtling through the air at 500 miles per hour in an enormous meshing of metal and wires wasn’t terrifying enough, security researcher Hugo Teso presented a practical demonstration of a remote airline attack in which he took complete control of a virtual aircraft’s flight management system (FMS) at the Hack-in-the-Box security conference in Amsterdam yesterday.

NASDAQ Hack Raises Critical Infrastructure Concerns

NASDAQ OMX, owners and operators of the NASDAQ Stock Exchange, reported
this weekend that their systems had been infiltrated by unknown hackers. According
to a report in the New York
Times,
NASDAQ OMX contacted federal law enforcement officials after discovering suspicious
files in a part of their US server that is not related to trading.

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