Design Flaws Expose Drones to Hacker Attacks: Researcher

September 30, 2015

Via: hacker

Until a few years ago, only military organizations could afford , but advances in sensors, micro-controllers and batteries have led to these aerial vehicles becoming available to consumers. These days, anyone can buy a quadcopter with a camera and have fun with it, or use it to shoot professional videos. A market study from Teal Group estimates that worldwide UAV production will soar from the current $4 billion annually to $14 billion, totaling $93 billion in the next ten years.

With the increasing popularity of drones, we’re also seeing a rise in the number of incidents involving these . These incidents have triggered a response from authorities in the United States, with many states enacting laws related to the use of drones.

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