Have you ever wondered how secure the global airline system is? Every time I check in, I wonder how easy it would be to meddle with almost anyone's travel plans. A simplistic 6 character reservation code along with a last name is all that is needed to be able to access any travel reservation on any airline website. I often see discarded or lost boarding passes on the floor in airports, and they provide all the necessary information to access the reservation. This seems somewhat risky and open to all sorts of social engineering.  It may not classify as sophisticated hacking, however it can cause chaos, as reported at this year’s Chaos Communication Congress hacker convention in Hamburg.