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Hacked: 10 Targets Other Than Your PC

By Jordan Robertson - 2012-07-17T21:59:05Z

Photograph by Pierre Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images

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Hijacking Drones

Researchers at the University of Texas, Austin have found a way to hijack the communication channel of a civilian drone, the type police might use for surveillance. By manipulating its GPS signals, they were able to commandeer it from about a kilometer away. The unmanned aerial vehicles, which are supposed to be all-seeing eyes in the sky, apparently didn't see this one coming.