September 4, 2015

FAA and airline officials in talks to prevent hacking

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Federal officials and the airline industry are holding private meetings to deal with the potentially huge problem of airline hacking. It’s not just the public that’s terrified about hackers attacking airplanes. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration along with members of the airline industry are holding private meetings to discuss how to better protect airplanes—whether they [...]

Hackers set up accounts in names of BNSF workers

LINCOLN, Neb. — Hackers stole the identity of 18 local people — at least 17 of them current or past BNSF workers — and used their personal information to bilk an online company out of more than $11,000. Twelve Lincoln residents and six more who live in Lancaster County got bills from PayPal for hundreds [...]