Flight security not breached
But can you update it to a free seat in first class?
Do we have a new favourite past-time at the gate?
Delta Airlines techies have fixed a flaw in the biz's paperless boarding pass system that allowed a hacker to access information on strangers' flights. The security vulnerability is down to the URLs used by Delta's website to serve digital copies of boarding passes to smartphones. These passes appear as QR codes which are …
Honest, we're, like, totes into securidee, yeah, it's awesome whatever it is.
"there has been no impact to flight safety"
We've gotten away with it so far
"at this time we are not aware of any compromised customer accounts"
In fact we're not aware of anything at all, lalalala.
"We routinely monitor and perform analysis of data to ensure privacy for our customers"
We looked at some numbers really hard, didn't find anything becuase we were looking in the wrong place, ignored it when we were informed of a privacy breach and needed a whistleblower to go full disclosure to make us actually do anything at all about it. Delta Airlines. Ensuring privacy for our customers by having security as a top priority.
As a frequent pond traversee artiste, I am amazed how much pfaffing is so obviously for "show". Just like a theatre, but not a serious one. More like one of those with Widow Twanky or Paul Daniels on the bill.
Scan your boarding pass, and flight attendants still count the passengers.
Computer say no?
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