Some High-End Police Drones Can Be Hacked Using $40 Kits

Some High-End Police Drones Can Be Hacked Using $40 Kits

Affected drones can’t be patched, researcher says At this year’s RSA security conference in San Francisco, Dutch security researcher Nils Rodday, currently working for IBM, has revealed a method of hacking high-end drones using cheap custom-built hacking kits that cost around $40 (€36.5). Rodday conducted his research in this field as a student at the University of Twente in Holland, when a UAV (Unmanned Air Vehicle) manufacturer approached the university […]

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The Super Bowl of Drone Racing

The Super Bowl of Drone Racing

The Super Bowl of Drone Racing Will Offer $1 Million in Prize Money Top drone pilots from around the world will battle in Dubai. One million dollars is up for grabs at the world’s biggest drone racing competition. The inaugural World Drone Prix, which will take place on March 11 and 12 in Dubai, will feature 32 competitors who will try to navigate their aircraft through an obstacle as fast […]

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Researcher shows how to seize control of a drone

Researcher shows how to seize control of a drone

High-flying hack: Researcher shows how to seize control of a drone German grad student Nils Rodday figured out how to intercept flight instructions and start flying a drone himself. He says the hardware he exploited is present in drones from various manufacturers. Drones — those fearsome unmanned flying vehicles that ignite debates about privacy and the ethics of warfare — now have something to fear themselves. That would be Nils […]

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Top-notch Drone Filmmaking

Top-notch Drone Filmmaking

On March 6, top-notch drone filmmaking will be on display during an event called “Day of Drones” at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. There will be demonstrations by drone builders and pilots. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/06/movies/at-day-of-drones-see-what-… Click here to view original web page at diydrones.com

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