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Submission + - Domestic Drones... What Could Possible Go Wrong (rt.com)

shadesOG 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.

Comment Re:stupid (Score 4, Insightful) 404

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. http://www.dfw.state.or.us/wildlife/cougar/

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

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

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