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May 18th 2015

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Security Expert Claims to Have Commandeered a Plane: Tech News Today 1261

A security researcher told the FBI that he took control of an airplane from the second row.
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A security researcher with One World Labs named Chris Roberts reportedly told the FBI in February that he successfully hacked the in-flight entertainment system of a United Airlines flight, causing it to change course mid-flight. He also said he had successfully accessed in-flight networks more than a dozen times between 2011 and 2014. For the full episode, go to twit.tv/tnt/1261 Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by Cachefly.