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Panasonic denies in-flight systems vulnerable to hack

Wednesday 21 December 2016 | 10:30 CET | News
Panasonic Avionics has denied claims that its in-flight systems are vulnerable to hacking. The allegations were made by the security consultant IOActive about in-flight entertainment systems from Panasonic used by airlines such as United, Virgin, American Airlines, Emirates and Air France. The company alleges that vulnerabilities in these systems could allow hackers to 'hijack' passengers' in-flight displays and, in some instances, potentially access their credit card information. These vulnerabilities could also potentially act as an entry point to the wider network, depending on system

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Companies: Panasonic Avionics
Countries: World
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