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Ransomware hits Boeing may lock up aircraft computers

6829B201-2903-4C05-9F86-8E7109F1E059.jpegThe “WannaCry” ransomware is back and it has struck Boeing Corporation. WannaCry ransomware is infecting Boeing systems at a “rapid pace.” Infection may be spreading to systems on aircraft. Pilots do not fly planes, computers fly planes. and if this ransomware has gotten into the aircraft system and locks-it-up for ransom while a plane is in mid-air . Such aircraft could become totally unresponsive to pilot control and thus be unable to land or steer; flying until they run out of fuel, then plummeting to the earth. Worse, they could simply stop running in mid-air and fall right out of the sky….More