An Internet of Things … That Hate Us

Turns out that hackers can use Cisco phones to monitor our communications, says Sal Stolfo of Columbia University, and Cisco evidently has taken its own sweet time to fix the problem.

And the FAA’s fancy new NextGen traffic control system will allow hackers with $1000 worth of equipment to send fake GPS signals to commercial planes, says Paul Rosenzweig of Red Branch Consulting. That would apparently be enough to get the planes to land in unexpected places. Like the Capitol.