US Dept. of Transportation's Office of Inspector General issued a report warning that the US ATC system is vulnerable to "cyber attacks" because FAA has not adequately protected the commercial software- and IP-based technologies it increasingly is using to collect and disseminate information to facilitate ATC services. "The need to protect ATC systems from cyber attacks requires enhanced attention," the report stated. "Web applications used in supporting ATC systems operations are not ...

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