Police Drone Can Be Hacked Incredibly Easy For As Little as $40

Police Drone Can Be Hacked Incredibly Easy For As Little as $40

A security researcher has reported finding a way to hijack a high-end drone, using parts costing as little as $40 (£29). The expert says it is possible to start the octocopter’s engines, engage auto-takeoff, control its camera and, potentially, crash the machine. He will present his findings at the RSA security conference in San Francisco, and […]

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U.S. Geological Survey Partners With Drone Contractor Raptor Maps For Better Mapping

U.S. Geological Survey Partners With Drone Contractor Raptor Maps For Better Mapping

EASTHAM — A federal effort to produce better maps more quickly and cheaply with drone technology will get a test run today at Coast Guard Beach. A small unmanned drone that looks like a model plane will be flown across the beach and over Nauset Marsh to produce three-dimensional, high-resolution maps similar to images you […]

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