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Chinese government appears behind United, OPM and Anthem breaches, says Bloomberg

Chinese government-sponsored attackers appear to be behind breaches at United Airlines, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and health insurer Anthem, according to unnamed investigators cited in a Bloomberg report.

Routers are Achilles' heel of most enterprises, says CloudGenix cloud architect

The culprit for the United Airlines severe network issues last week has been identified. And elementary, dear Watson, the blame has placed on a faulty router. And according to Hector Salas, principal solutions architect at CloudGenix, the ever-increasing complexity of routing processes are the Achilles' heel of most enterprises.

United and NYSE and WSJ – Oh my!

With the prominent computer malfunctions at United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange and the Wall Street Journal, one might be excused for thinking cyber-Armageddon was upon us and heading to their fallout bunker.

Weakness in protocol used to deliver flight plans could be behind United, LOT hacks

A weakness in the protocol used to deliver aircraft flight plans may be behind recent security incidents at United Airlines and Polish state airlines LOT in which bogus flight plans were delivered to pilots, reported Wired magazine.

News Scan: Apple's Tim Cook urges grads to pursue great deeds; United offers airline industry's first bug bounty program; More.

The top news stories for May 18, 2015.

For United's flight attendants, the skies just got more friendly

Joining a growing trend among airlines to go mobile, United Airlines will give its more than 23,000 flight attendants iPhone 6 Plus smartphones next spring.

Ryanair joins the ranks of the big boys by offering mobile boarding passes

Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair has joined the ranks of airlines offering mobile boarding passes. On Monday, it launched a mobile app for Android phones and iPhones that enables passengers to use their smartphones as boarding passes.

American Airlines to support Apple's Passbook app for mobile check-ins

American Airlines will update its digital ticketing system to support Apple's new Passbook application, enabling travelers to check in to flights using their iOS device.

United and Continental replacing paper flight manuals with iPads

United Continental Holdings, Inc. announced that it is converting to paperless flight decks by deploying 11,000 iPads to all United and Continental pilots. The electronic flight bags replace paper