Would you ever fly again if you found out that it was possible for someone to remotely hack a plane’s flight controls and take control of the plane? US hacker Chris Roberts may have demonstrated this, exploiting vulnerabilities in in-flight entertainment systems 15-20 times in the last few years, and had on at least one occasion successfully hacked into flight controls to make a plane, briefly, move sideways. Steve and Ben take a look at this potentially dangerous form of cyber attack, as well as the implications of this same type of attack on cars, which like planes, have become very reliant on built in computers and wireless technologies.

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