Hijacked Drones: Not Even Law Enforcement is Safe from Commjacking

Dror Liwer blog

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly using drones for surveillance, but a new discovery shows that police will also have to keep an eye out for commjackers. IBM researcher Nils Rodday demonstrated at the RSA Conference in March that he can commjack security drones from a mile away. He took control of a $30,000 professional-grade quadcopter by exploiting an unencrypted on-board …