U.S. Drones Have a Computer Virus
A computer virus has infected the cockpits of Americaâs Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilotsâ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones.
"We keep wiping it off, and it keeps coming back," says a source familiar with the network infection, one of three that told Danger Room about the virus. "We think itâs benign. But we just donât know."
EDITED TO ADD (10/13): No one told the IT department for two weeks.
Posted on October 10, 2011 at 6:38 AM • 64 Comments