Hackers Shutting down Train Lines. Teigh Berg ACM tech news: 12/30/11 Source: Reuters (12/28/11) URL:http:// www.reuters.com /article/2011/12/28/us-trains-security-idUSTRE7BR0C520111228. Summary.
ACM tech news: 12/30/11
Source: Reuters (12/28/11)
“Hackers, using the same technique to shut down a website by overwhelming them with web traffic, could shut down the computers that control train switching systems,” According to Stefan Katzenbeisser at TechnischeUniversitat Darmstadt in Germany.
While Katzenbeisser says that “the trains could not crash, but service could be disrupted for quite some time”