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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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DroneTracker Can Now Detect and Protect You From Drone Swarms

Dedrone’s 3.5 update to the popular DroneTracker app has just garnered drone swarm detection capabilities, according to a company press release. While there are other drone-tracking applications that have stood alongside DroneTracker, the fact that Dedrone is now able to … Continue reading

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Hacker tried to sell US military drone files on dark web, analysts say

New research claims that a criminal hacker tried to sell files on the U.S. military’s MQ-9 Reaper drones on the dark web. The unidentified hacker harvested the documents from a U.S. Air Force captain’s computer by exploiting a widely known … Continue reading

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