Youry's Blog

Youry's Blog

Surprise: Texas College Students Hijack Drone Aircraft (maybe not a surprise)???

leave a comment »

see more here:

Evidently, all it takes is about $1K worth of computing equipment and some technical know-how to hijack a military drone. The Department of Homeland security asked a group of Texas students to take a run at controlling the drone and they were able to spoof the drone’s GPS signal pretty easily. Interesting, but it really begs the question: isn’t this something the Air Force should have tested before we started flying them over foreign countries? Because, you know, Iran has college students with computers, too.” from


Written by youryblog

July 2, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: