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+ - Domestic Drones... What Could Possible Go Wrong->

Submitted by shadesOG
shadesOG (2457562) writes "A group of researchers led by Professor Todd Humphreys from the University of Texas at Austin Radionavigation Laboratory recently succeeded in raising the eyebrows of the US government. With just around $1,000 in parts, Humphreys’ team took control of an unmanned aerial vehicle operated by the US Department of Homeland Security."
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Comment: Re:stupid (Score 4, Insightful) 404

by shadesOG (#40346021) Attached to: Black Death Discovered In Oregon

The article says it was a cat. Cats, by definition, are not wild. Some of them may be feral, but they are never wild.

Apparently you don't live in Oregon. We have wild cats. We call them cougars or mountain lions and they can fuck your day up. They have been getting a bad rep for pouncing on mountain bikers.

Comment: Re:Strange, I don't see where M$ is screwing up (Score 1) 154

by shadesOG (#37349390) Attached to: Apple Criticized For Not Blocking Stolen Certs
pass the 'Micro$oft borg' :) I don't proclaim to be a security expert, but MS, google, etc did the right thing to revoke the certs.its still reactive not proactive. I vote if it takes an OS update to mandate secure and trusted communication, YOU ARE DOING IT WRONG. haven't been to iran in a while, but do they have even have a mac store? or get OS updates? something is awry

We will have solar energy as soon as the utility companies solve one technical problem -- how to run a sunbeam through a meter.