drone security

Home Security With Drones

The Sunflower Home Awareness System promises a new approach to home security. “The system consists of these two parts,” founder Alex Pachikov said. “There are really advanced sensors that you place around your property. These can detect motion, vibration and sound. In the event that you want to take a closer look at something, you can then deploy a drone to investigate what’s happening and send ba...

Security Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are Crashing Drones

Security Researchers from Johns Hopkins University are interested in learning what security flaws off the shelf consumer drones, like the DJI Phantom 3, have and how they can be exploited. In their research, they have crashed many drones and learned a few key ways to exploit holes in the connection between the drone and its remote control. First, they were able to cause the drone to crash by sendi...

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