For years, hackers have been warning that passenger jets are vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Airlines and plane manufacturers have largely ignored the risks, but recent events are leading German authorities and pilots to take the threats extremely seriously.
The officials from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) were not at all happy about what they were hearing. An unshaven 32-year-old from Spain, his hair pulled back in a ponytail, was talking about cockpit computers and their weaknesses and security loopholes. Specifically, he was telling the EASA officials how he had managed to buy original parts from aviation suppliers on Ebay for just a few hundred dollars. His goal was to simulate the data exchange between current passenger-jet models and air-traffic controllers on the ground in order to search for possible backdoors. His search was successful. Very successful.
As Isis surges ahead and the Syrian regime teeters on the brink of collapse, our Middle East correspondent, winner of the 2015 Orwell prize for journalism, reports on the deadly struggle for dominance in the region
Bombshell- Head of The Russian Military Intelligence, Colonel-General Igor Sergun, accuses the US and its allies of creating the transnational “Islamist” terrorist network.
Chief of the GRU military intelligence service gave a speech on the global fight on terror and international security in Moscow recently. The Colonel-General who is in charge of Intelligence for the Russian armed forces and matters relating to espionage, gave a rare public speech outlining his view. He outlined the risks of the islamist terrorist threat, calling it a Western creation which has global objectives.
Media watchdog has threatened RT with statutory sanctions after repeated breaches of broadcasting regulations on impartiality
Thousands of Rohingya Muslims are stuck in conditions like these on boats in South-East Asia waters
Navy ships from two countries scoured South-East Asian waters Friday for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some responsibility for the crisis. That's something it has been reluctant to do.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Rohingya Muslims fleeing the predominantly Buddhist nation are risking perilous journeys and putting their lives in the hands of human traffickers because "they are in despair and don't see a future" at home.
They have been denied citizenship and chased off their own land. They have little access to education or adequate medical care and cannot move around freely.
A high-ranking commander of the foreign forces in Afghanistan says the Takfiri ISIL terror group is actively recruiting militants in the war-torn country amid its ongoing terrorist operations in Iraq and neighboring Syria.
General John F. Campbell, the commander of the NATO Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan, told reporters in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Saturday that ISIL is making use of a sophisticated social media campaign in order to woo local Taliban militants.
At least a dozen people have been arrested in the US city of Cleveland during protests after an officer was cleared of all charges relating to the killing of an unarmed black couple.