On Perception and Reality in Wireless Air Traffic Communication Security

  title={On Perception and Reality in Wireless Air Traffic Communication Security},
  author={M. Strohmeier and Matthias Sch{\"a}fer and Rui Pinheiro and Vincent Lenders and I. Martinovic},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems},
  • M. Strohmeier, Matthias Schäfer, +2 authors I. Martinovic
  • Published 2017
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • More than a dozen wireless technologies are used by air traffic communication systems during different flight phases. From a conceptual perspective, all of them are insecure, as security was never part of their design. Recent contributions from academic and hacking communities have exploited this inherent vulnerability to demonstrate attacks on some of these technologies. However, not all of these contributions have resonated widely within aviation circles. At the same time, the security… CONTINUE READING
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