Unmanned drones are vulnerable to computer hacking that could allow outside force to control them, according to a Fox News report.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have built and successfully used a device called a “spoofer” that re-directs a drone’s GPS navigation to make it crash into a target.
A similar use of GPS manipulation may have caused a U.S. drone to crash in Iran last December.
This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.
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