MAN’S CLAIMS OF HACKING PLANE DISCREDITED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT
May 19, 2015
U.S. law enforcement officials have no credible evidence that commercial airplane cockpits have been hacked from passengers’ seats, contradicting a man who claims he did just that.
AIRLINE PILOTS, EMPLOYEES SLIP THROUGH SECURITY LOOPHOLE
May 14, 2015
A new government report is calling into question whether bomb detecting scanners and X-ray machines at the nation's airports are properly maintained. That's one concern, but there is another.
THE U.S. MOVES FORWARD ON ITS NO-FLY LIST, CANADA MOVES BACK
April 29, 2015
Almost 14 years after 9/11, the United States government is finally beginning to ease the rigours of its no-fly list. Meanwhile, Canada is going in the opposite direction – making our no-fly list, known as Passenger Protect, more secretive, intense and sweeping.
JOKE TWEET SPARKS DEBATE OVER AIRLINE COMPUTER SECURITY
April 27, 2015
When it comes to security, airlines have never been known for their sense of humor.
FEDS WARN AIRLINES TO LOOK OUT FOR PASSENGERS HACKING JETS
April 22, 2015
In response to reports last week that passenger Wi-Fi networks make some planes vulnerable to hacking, the FBI and TSA have issued an alert to airlines advising them to be on the lookout for evidence of tampering or network intrusions.
RESEARCHER WHO BOASTED HE COULD BRING DOWN AIRLINES BANNED BY UNITED
April 20, 2015
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline’s onboard systems could be hacked.
CONFLICT-ZONE SITE FOR AIRLINES LAUNCHES WITH WARNINGS ON EGYPT, IRAQ, SOUTH SUDAN
April 15, 2015
A United Nations-sponsored initiative to provide airlines with enhanced information about the hazards of flying over conflict zones produced its first concrete results on Tuesday: public warnings about unsafe airspace over parts of Egypt, Iraq and South Sudan.
MAN TASERED BY POLICE AT PEARSON AIRPORT
April 10, 2015
A man was Tasered and arrested after an incident caught on video last night at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
DRONES FLY OVER FINAL FOUR CROWDS DOWNTOWN, CAUSE SECURITY CONCERNS
April 08, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 7, 2015)– Drones tried to capture the excitement of the Final Four but ended up causing a security concern. Homeland security officials said drones flew over large crowds at least three times during the events.
UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT RETURNS TO DULLES AIRPORT AFTER PASSENGER RUSHED COCKPIT
March 18, 2015
A flight headed from Washington to Denver had to return to Dulles International Airport after a pilot told air traffic controllers a passenger had become violent, ran toward the cockpit and had to be restrained by other passengers.
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