Some of the most cutting-edge weapons in the US’s military arsenal can be “easily hacked” using “basic tools”, a government report has concluded.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) found “mission-critical” cyber-vulnerabilities in nearly all weapons systems tested between 2012 and 2017.
That includes the newest F-35 jet as well as missile systems.
Pentagon officials had no immediate response to the 50-page report from the Senate Armed Services Committee.
The committee’s members expressed concerns about how protected weapon systems were against…