Hacks and Incidents

Student Allegedly Hacks Apple Passbook for Free Flights

Student Allegedly Hacks Apple Passbook for Free Flights: Air travel is expensive, and a savvy consumer will do everything in his or her power to save a little scratch. A Greek student claims he’s found the secret to affordable air travel: a simple iPhone hack that can fool any modern airport and get you a seat in first class for free.Anthony Hariton, a computer science student at the University of Crete, plans to present his findings at next month’s Hack in the Box Security Conference HITBSecConf 2014 in Amsterdam. His presentation, entitled “Exploiting Passbook to Fly for Free,” will theoretically tell users how to generate fake boarding passes using only a computer and an iPhone.PassportFlightsAppleHack

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