Lax security controls could allow hackers to access personal information in the records of hundreds of thousands of pilots in the FAA’s aircraft and airmen registry databases, says to a new audit report by the U.S. Transportation Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). The audit also reveals incomplete information in thousands of pilot and aircraft registration records. Along with putting pilots’ personal information at risk, the OIG says the deficiencies could hinder ...


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