Russian hackers attempted to penetrate the U.S. civilian aviation industry early in 2017 as part of the broad assault on the nation’s sensitive infrastructure, but the attack reportedly had limited impact. The industry has since taken steps to prevent a repeat of the intrusion, although officials will not elaborate on the nature of the breach and decline to identify specific companies or the work that was involved. Meanwhile, two new software viruses — Meltdown and Spectre ...

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