US Ground Control Stations Switch to Linux

The control of US military unmanned aircraft appears to have shifted from Windows to Linux following an embarrassing malware infection.
Ground control systems at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, which commands the unmanned aircraft, became infected with a virus last September. In a statement at the time the US Air Force dismissed the electronic nasty as a nuisance and said it posed no threat to the operation of Reaper aircraft, but the intrusion was nonetheless treated seriously.

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