Don't sell us short, Eric.

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Don't sell us short, Eric.

Postby 3WE » Thu Apr 16, 2015 3:03 am

This is worthy of some mature discussion (here).

http://forums.jetphotos.net/showthread.php?t=56754

Regarding the DC-9 comment, Indeed.
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Re: Don't sell us short, Eric.

Postby elaw » Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:09 pm

Mature discussion? What's that? :lol:
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Re: Don't sell us short, Eric.

Postby Robert Hilton » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:57 pm

Of course you can't hack a DC9, it's so old you have to kick-start the engines.

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Re: Don't sell us short, Eric.

Postby 3WE » Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:57 pm

Mature discussion? What's that? :lol:
Of course you can't hack a DC9, it's so old you have to kick-start the engines.
And, of course the question- do we really really really think there's real-time, in-flight accessible linkage to flight control systems, or some other vulnerability...

My paranoid side says "anything computerized can be hacked", and with that, assumed that the actual airplane flight systems are "offline".
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Re: Don't sell us short, Eric.

Postby monchavo » Mon Apr 20, 2015 12:16 am

Mature discussion? What's that? :lol:
Of course you can't hack a DC9, it's so old you have to kick-start the engines.
And, of course the question- do we really really really think there's real-time, in-flight accessible linkage to flight control systems, or some other vulnerability...

My paranoid side says "anything computerized can be hacked", and with that, assumed that the actual airplane flight systems are "offline".
I very much hope that VLANs are not the mechanism used to keep flight systems and consumer WiFi separate, as has been speculated.
It's entirely possible that they share the same cabling infrastructure (cables=weight=cost), it's also entirely possible this whole thing is bullshit. The only way to know is to understand the schematics of the system.

But be clear - where there are access points to systems they are vulnerable - be that by wired access or by wireless. Firewalls are software (which is inherently buggy) and there are all kinds of buffer and stack overflow, obfuscation, spoof, denial of service, flood, brute force and other mechanisms of attack that can/could be performed. My learned friend tds will surely guide you further on the foibles of code and the perils therein.

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Re: Don't sell us short, Eric.

Postby ocelot » Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:01 pm

The only secure computer is one that's turned off. And preferably also wrapped in at least two feet of concrete.

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Re: Don't sell us short, Eric.

Postby OldSowBreath » Wed Apr 29, 2015 7:04 pm

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Re: Don't sell us short, Eric.

Postby blueblack » Sat May 02, 2015 1:39 am

hehehe -thank ou

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