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Researchers warn open sky drone policy poses cybercriminal risk

On Wednesday, academics from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories revealed the results of a new study which examined over 200 techniques and technologies which are currently in use to detect and disable drones. … Continue reading

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The counter-drone conundrum

For years, security experts have warned about the myriad threats presented by consumer-grade unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones. Aside from UAVs being used to carry out physical attacks on crowds of innocent civilians or against targeted … Continue reading

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Lawmaker seeks weapons ban on crowd-watching drones

Law enforcement could use drones to monitor large crowds for safety and security, but the unmanned devices couldn’t be equipped to fire on crowds, under a proposal filed Thursday by Sen. Darryl Rouson, D- Tampa. Rouson’s proposal (SB 132) creates … Continue reading

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Drones swamp US-Mexico border but federal agents powerless to stop them

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI identified this week unmanned aerial systems, or drones, as one of the greatest national security threats to America — rating it as severe a concern as cybersecurity hacks, critical infrastructure attacks, and … Continue reading

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