The systems that control U.S. military drones have been infected with a computer virus, a U.S. defense official confirmed to CNN on Monday.
Despite the infection of the classified program, the virus has not “stopped flights worldwide,” the official said.
The official declined to comment on how the systems were infected nor whether the virus has resisted attempts to remove it.
The infection was first reported by Noah Shachtman for Wired magazine last week.
“Military officials are more concerned than panicked by this virus. They’re just really not sure what’s going on. They’re not sure if it’s a deliberate attack. They’re not sure if it’s something accidental,” he said.
Source: Chris Lawrence for CNN.
The systems that control U.S. military drones have been infected with a computer virus, a…
by Tactical-Life.com / Oct 11, 2011