Thursday, August 24, 2017

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Thermal drones enter new era of security application

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Thermal cams on drones 'THERMA' drones are more commonly being used for home and perimeter security, increasing the need for high-tech reconnaissance and identification cameras - in this case, thermal imaging. Therma cams are able to pick up heat sources from quite a distance and can be attached to a wide range of drones (such as the DJI Phantom 4) without much...

WATCH: New DroneGun detection explanation video & developer insights

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UPDATE: DroneShield has been in touch with DroneSec regarding some of the questions posed by readers in both comments and emails in the article below. Please see the bottom of the article for responses. DroneShield has just released a new extended look at how it's detection capabilities work hand in hand with the DroneGun. Detection DroneShield's detection capabilities come in the form of...

Five innovative (and scary) ways drones can be used illegally

This article covers five ways drones can be used illegally, by the anti-drone company DroneShield. DroneShield recently saw the sale of their first 'DroneGun', one of the only true 'gentle' anti-drone solutions to come to the market in recent months. The global consumer drone market is expected to reach US$14 billion by 2023 according to Goldman Sachs research. Since drones...

How Can Drones Be Hacked? The list of vulnerable drones & attack tools

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"How can drones be hacked?" An insightful article by Sander Walters on Medium, elaborating on the current approaches to Drone Hacking. Author Foreword Commercial drones and radio-controlled aircraft are of increasing concern, with commercial airlines afraid of collision and property owners worrying that their privacy is being invaded. Another risk is the possibility of hijacking or jamming a drone in flight. In recent years...

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