Business

US grand jury indicts former pilot of Boeing 737 MAX

A US federal grand jury on Thursday charged a former Boeing chief test pilot with misleading aviation regulators during the certification process for the 737 MAX, which was involved in two fatal crashes.

Computer Sciences

Two new attacks break PDF certification

A security issue in the certification signatures of PDF documents has been discovered by researchers at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum. This special form of signed PDF files can be used, for instance, to conclude contracts. Unlike ...

Security

Privacy issues and security risks in Alexa Skills

With the voice commands 'Alexa Skills,' users can load numerous extra functions onto their Amazon voice assistant. However, these Skills can often have security gaps and data protection problems, as a team of researchers ...

Energy & Green Tech

The motivation for sustainable aviation fuels

Global air travel consumes more than 100 billion gallons of jet fuel annually. That's expected to more than double by 2025 to 230 billion gallons. Despite the current pandemic, these projections reflect future anticipated ...

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