Buffer overflow flaw in British Airways in-flight entertainment systems will affect other airlines, but why try it in the air?

Researcher’s stumbling on bug was risky to say the least

A cybersecurity professor has insisted he was not hunting for a vulnerability when he found a denial-of-service bug on an in-flight entertainment screen during a long-haul flight. His findings could affect a number of airliners running Thales-made equipment.…

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