[NetBehaviour] Researchers Show DHS How Hackers Can Redirect Drones With GPS.

dave miller dave.miller.uk at gmail.com
Sat Nov 24 13:01:13 CET 2012


thanks marc.
This is very interesting. Also your links on Rfid control and foucault.
Really scary yet thought provoking.
dave
On Nov 24, 2012 11:45 AM, "marc" <marc.garrett at furtherfield.org> wrote:

> This article was originally published in JUne , but still relevant...
>
> Researchers Show DHS How Hackers Can Redirect Drones With GPS.
>
> Susanne Posel. Occupy Corporatism
>
> Researchers at the University of Texas demonstrated to officials at the
> US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) how drones could be hacked into
> through their navigation systems.
>
> Known as “spoofing”, a false signal through the Global Positioning
> System (GPS) could be used to “trick” the drones into going onto a new
> course.
>
> Thousands of drones will be released into US skies by the federal
> government, law enforcement and university research purposes. Todd
> Humphreys, assistant professor for the Cockrell School of Engineering
> believes that GPS satellites, which are not encrypted for civilian use,
> are a weak spot in the surveillance scheme. Humphreys stated: “The dirty
> fact is it’s an open signal, and easily hacked.”
>
>
> http://occupycorporatism.com/researchers-show-dhs-how-hackers-can-redirect-drones-with-gps/
>
> wishing all well.
>
> marc
>
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