The radio navigation planes use to land safely is insecure and can be hacked
May16

The radio navigation planes use to land safely is insecure and can be hacked

Enlarge / A plane in the researchers’ demonstration attack as spoofed ILS signals induce a pilot to land to the right of the runway. (credit: Sathaye et al.) Just about every aircraft that has flown over the past 50 years—whether a single-engine Cessna or a 600-seat jumbo jet—is aided by radios to safely land at airports. These instrument landing systems (ILS) are considered precision approach systems, because unlike...

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The FCC's Robocall Plan Sounds Awfully Familiar

FCC chairman Ajit Pai has proposed a set of rules to combat robocalls. Don’t get your hopes up quite yet.

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Google Will Replace Titan Security Key Over a Bluetooth Flaw

Google will replace any Titan BLE branded security key, after disclosing that a nearby attacker could use it to compromise your accounts.

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Microsoft’s First Windows XP Patch in Years Is a Very Bad Sign

A very bad vulnerability in Windows XP could have serious ramifications, even with a patch.

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Crypto Spring Brings Strong Profits to Next-Generation and Older Mining Rigs
May16

Crypto Spring Brings Strong Profits to Next-Generation and Older Mining Rigs

Over the last few weeks, cryptocurrency markets have been on a tear accumulating considerable gains following the notorious ‘crypto winter.’ Since the recent price hike this spring, mining digital assets with next-generation miners has allowed participants to secure significant gains and even older mining devices are turning a profit. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully Upgrades — Schnorr Signatures Are...

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