Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues
“As the aviation industry adopts communication protocols similar to those used on the Internet to connect cockpits, cabins and ground controls, it leaves itself open to the vulnerabilities bedevilling other industries – from finance to oil and gas to medicine.
‘There’s this huge issue staring us in the face,’ says Brad Haines, a friend of Roberts and a security researcher focused on aviation. ‘Are you going to shoot the messenger?'”