Cyber security expert Chris Roberts admitted he manipulated computer systems of aircrafts


According to this document, Roberts admitted during FBI interviews between February and March, that he hacked into in-flight entertainment systems aboard the aircraft and claims he had done it more than 20 times between 2011- 2014. FBI believes that the expert “had the ability and the willingness to use the equipment then with him to access or attempt to access the in-flight entertainment systems and possibly the flight control systems on any aircraft equipped with an in-flight entertainment system.” The agents asked for authority to conduct full searches of the equipment Roberts was traveling with He affirms that the only interest he had was to contribute to the aviation security.

Chris Roberts had relation with various government agencies on critical security issues of national importance and was even three times a consultant for the FBI .


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