Leaky security could scuttle global ship-tracking system / Nuke-carrying Iranian ghost ships could be on the USA’s radar right now

  By  Phil Muncaster 17th October 2013 06:28 GMT Security researchers have found a major flaw in the Automatic Identification System (AIS), a mandatory tracking system for ships, which could leave the 400,000 vessels currently using it globally wide open to terrorists or pirates. Trend Micro’s Kyle Wilhoit and Marco Balduzzi and independent researcher Alessandro Pasta…