Tag: Researcher

FBI: Banned Security Researcher Admitted to Hacking Plane In-Flight

A security researcher who was pulled out from a United Airlines flight last month had previously admitted to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that he had taken control of an airplane and made it fly briefly sideways.
Chris Roberts, the founder of One World Labs, was recently detained, questioned and had his equipment taken by federal agents after he landed on a United flight from Chicago to Syracuse, New York following his tweet suggesting he might hack into the plane’s in-flight entertainment system… MORE: thehackernews