U.S. Air Traffic Control System Vulnerable to Hackers

United States — The Department of Transportation's Office of Inspector General issued a report (253 KB PDF) on May 4 to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that finds the FAA's air traffic control system is vulnerable to cyberattacks via Web applications that support the system.
From GCN:

"OIG tested 70 Web applications...Auditors from DOT and KPMG identified 763 high-risk, 504 medium-risk and 2,590 low-risk vulnerabilities, including weak passwords and unprotected critical file folders."

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By Planet Data