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GAO reports warns hackers could bring down plane using passenger Wi-Fi

Published April 15, 2015

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Report: Hackers could control planes through inflight Wi-Fi

The same Internet access now available on most commercial flights makes it possible for hackers to bring down a plane, a government watchdog warned Tuesday. 614 more words

Humor And Observations

High Interest GAO Report -- Advance Directives: Information on Federal Oversight, Provider Implementation, and Prevalence

Advance Directives: Information on Federal Oversight, Provider Implementation, and Prevalence
Source: Government Accountability Office

Advance directives, such as living wills or health care powers of attorney, specify—consistent with applicable state law—how individuals want medical decisions to be made for them should they become unable to communicate their wishes.

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Health And Health Care

​US to deliver F-35 jets to Israel to maintain military edge

US Vice President Joe Biden said that Israel will be getting a shipment of the United States’ new F-35 fighter jet so that its military can retain its “qualitative edge” in the… 453 more words

WORLD NEWS

Here's Why Wi-Fi on Planes Could Lead to a Terrifying Disaster

Yes, having access to Facebook on a long flight helps to pass the time, but it could also be putting passengers in the crosshairs of terrorists and hackers, according to a new report released this week by a U.S. 337 more words

High Interest GAO Report -- Library of Congress: Strong Leadership Needed to Address Serious Information Technology Management Weaknesses

Library of Congress: Strong Leadership Needed to Address Serious Information Technology Management Weaknesses
Source: Government Accountability Office

What GAO Found

The Library of Congress has established policies and procedures for managing its information technology (IT) resources, but significant weaknesses across several areas have hindered their effectiveness:

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Government And Politics