Air traffic controller posts Air Force One flight info on blog
A Japanese blogger revealed details of Air Force One’s scheduled flight plan for President Barack Obama’s trip to Asia in November, writes C-NET’s Edward Moyer.
The blogger, a Japanese air traffic controller, apparently thought it would be harmless to publish 12 pages of Air Force One’s flight plans on his blogs for friends and family to read, Moyer writes. Japanese officials are considering whether to charge the blogger for leaking national secrets, Moyer adds.
The incident further proves that one of the most dangerous security threats remains human error. In another recent example, 20,000 patients at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif, had their medical records exposed when someone decided to use their information as part of a homework help website.
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