So, the Predator and Reaper drones have been infected with a virus that contains…

October 8, 2011

So, the Predator and Reaper drones have been infected with a virus that contains a keylogger among other things and has hit both classified and unclassified systems. They have been unable to remove the virus, so they continue to use the systems under the belief that no classified data has been compromised. They've known about it for 2 weeks and still don't know how systems are being reinfected.

Are they not taking this seriously, or are their security investigators incapable of determining the injection source(s) and/or locking down their network better?

Tags: #geek #tech #infosec #security #virus

 

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ยป Exclusive: Computer Virus Hits U.S. Drone Fleet
A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America's Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots' every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over

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