Fw: [IP] Malware kills 154

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Mon Aug 23 11:50:30 EDT 2010

>> "Authorities investigating the 2008 crash of Spanair flight 5022
>> have discovered a central computer system used to monitor technical
>> problems in the aircraft was infected with malware...."
>> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38790670/ns/technology_and_science-security/?gt1=43001

This was very poorly reported.  The malware was on a ground system that
wouldn't have provided realtime warnings of the configuration problem
that caused the plane to crash anyway.


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