Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

In response to reports last week that passenger Wi-Fi networks make some planes vulnerable to hacking, the FBI and TSA have issued an alert to airlines advising them to be on the lookout for evidence of tampering or network intrusions. The FBI and TSA note that they currently have no information to support claims that […]

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Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

The tweet that got a hacker banned from a flight has evoked a heated debate on the Cold War between security researchers and the industries whose faults they expose.

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Boeing’s New Overhead Bins Hold 50 Percent More Bags

Boeing’s New Overhead Bins Hold 50 Percent More Bags

Boeing’s made a new overhead bin that lets you put a bag in on its side, making more room for everyone.

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NASA Picks Boeing and SpaceX to Build Its Space Taxi

NASA Picks Boeing and SpaceX to Build Its Space Taxi

Let the space race begin. NASA announced on Tuesday that it has awarded two multibillion dollar contracts to Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, to develop spacecraft to shuttle astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The contracts will make the two companies the first commercial businesses to send NASA astronauts […]

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NASA Taps Boeing, SpaceX to Transport Astronauts to Space Station

NASA Taps Boeing, SpaceX to Transport Astronauts to Space Station

In the latest step toward commercial human space flight, Boeing and SpaceX have been chosen to carry the next NASA astronauts into space, the agency announced today. NASA awarded $4.2 billion to Boeing and $2.6 billion to SpaceX to send astronauts to the International Space Station and return them safely home, with the goal of meeting all […]

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