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You wait ages for a mid-air collision spoofing attack and along come two at once: More boffins take a crack at hoodwinking TCAS

Phones Sheridan

So all a miscreant needs is a hacked DJI Phantom with a max flying height of 19000 feet, an FCPGA powered transponder on board or possibly one powered by a PI running a C++ app, and if they get it close enough to a jet they could con it into taking a dive to avoid a crash. Wonderful.

I wonder how eager the aeroplane manufacturers were to let these guys at the system, of if the security testers had to gain access via other means.

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