Why hackers won’t be able to hijack your next flight – the facts

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Two seasoned pilots, one of whom is a published hacking expert, have been puncturing some of the myths about aircraft hacking at Defcon 22.

Dr. Phil Polstra, professor of digital forensics at Bloomberg University (and a qualified commercial pilot and flight instructor) and “Captain Polly,” professor of aviation at the University of Dubuque, explained that there are some very simple reasons why aircraft can’t be digitally hijacked.

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