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Analyzing Privacy Breaches in the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS)

@article{Smith2017AnalyzingPB,
  title={Analyzing Privacy Breaches in the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS)},
  author={Matthew Smith and Daniel Moser and Martin Strohmeier and Vincent Lenders and Ivan Martinovic},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1705.07065}
}
The manner in which Aircraft Communications, Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) is being used has significantly changed over time. [] Key Result We further support our findings with a number of cases of significant privacy issues for each group and analyze the impact of such leaks. While it is well-known that ACARS messages are susceptible to eavesdropping attacks, this work is the first to quantify the extent and impact of privacy leakage in the real world for the relevant aviation stakeholders.

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