Malware May Have Been Involved in Spanair Crash
The airline's central computer system was infected by Trojans, which may have resulted in a failure to raise an alarm.
A malware infection may have contributed to a 2008 Spanair crash that killed 154 people.
"The airline's central computer which registered technical problems on planes was infected by Trojans at the time of the fatal crash and this resulted in a failure to raise an alarm over multiple problems with the plane, according to Spanish daily El Pais (report here)," writes The Register's John Leyden.
"An investigation commission is due to report on the case by December," Leyden writes.
Click here to read the article at The Register.
For regular security news updates, follow eSecurityPlanet on Twitter: @eSecurityP.