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Security Expert Says He Took Control of Airplane From Seat

May 18, 2015


Gadgets News Wireless Rachel Suggs


A computer security expert told the FBI that he hacked into an airplane’s computer and briefly took over control of the engines, court documents reveal. Chris Roberts, CTO and founder of One World Labs, told FBI agents he connected his computer to the in-flight entertainment system and the overwrote code to commandeer the thrust management system, according to a search warrant filed last month in the federal court in Syracuse, N.Y.

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