E-3G vulnerable to hacking

The Motherboard has an extensive article on the teething issues faced by the U.S. Air Force in bringing the latest E-3G Block 40/45 online.

US Navy 030218-F-3961R-010 A U.S. Air Force E-3 ^ldquo,Sentry,^rdquo, an air battle command and control aircraft, in flight during exercise Cope Tiger 2003
By U.S. Navy photo [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

A major deficiency was discovered during a three-week long Cooperative Vulnerability and Penetration Assessment in 2016. The flying branch discovered that the computer systems aboard the airborne early warning aircraft is susceptible to hacking.

Comments are closed.