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I Could Kill You With a Consumer Drone

As a former intelligence soldier who now sells drones for a living, I can tell you that this problem is bigger than almost anyone realizes. Right now, I’m holding a drone that can fly thousands of feet in air in … Continue reading

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Amateur drone operators soon could face high-tech barriers

Something weird happened to Duncan Sinfield’s drone shortly after he was told by a security guard to stop flying over a tech company’s campus in the heart of Silicon Valley. It flew off, defying attempts to control it, and headed … Continue reading

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How Can Drones Be Hacked? Let Us Count the Ways

As drone popularity has soared, hackers have found ways to take control of the new technology in midflight, scientists have found. A computer security team at Johns Hopkins University has found multiple ways to gain control of the small flying … Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins Team Makes Hobby Drones Crash to Expose Design Flaws

Sales of drones—small flying machines equipped with cameras—are soaring. But new research by a Johns Hopkins computer security team has raised concerns about how easily hackers could cause these robotic devices to ignore their human controllers and land or, more … Continue reading

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