Tag: Automatic Identification System

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 […]