Airport passwords leaked onto the Internet

Friday, 9 December 2005, 5:12 PM EST

Passwords for restricted areas in 17 airports have been leaked onto the Internet from a Japan Airlines co-pilot's personal computer, the airline said Friday.

Japan's Transport Ministry notified the airline after it noticed Wednesday that passwords for 16 Japanese airports - including the two serving Tokyo - as well as for Guam International Airport had been posted on Internet bulletin boards, the Mainichi Shimbun reported Friday.

At RedOrbit.

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