Tuesday, October 11, 2011

U.S. Drones Have a Computer Virus

 Schneier On Security

October 10, 2011

U.S. Drones Have a Computer Virus

You'd think we would be more careful than this:

A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones.

[...]

"We keep wiping it off, and it keeps coming back," says a source familiar with the network infection, one of three that told Danger Room about the virus. "We think it’s benign. But we just don’t know."

Posted on October 10, 2011 at 6:38 AM 


Join me on DIASPORA - a real alternative to Fazebook!

. . .