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URL LOL: Delta splats web flight boarding pass snoop bug

2014/12/18

The Register - (International) Delta Airlines patched a security vulnerability in its paperless boarding pass system that allowed hackers to access information on unknown individuals' flights by adjusting the URLs used to serve digital copies of boarding passes to smart phones that appear as QR codes which are scanned at the gate.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/18/delta_fixes_flaw_that_allowed_hacker_pass_to_any_flight_anywhere_any_class/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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