Hacking Over the Internet, Wirelessly, and From the AirHacking is achieved in many forms. One might think of hackers breaking into computer networks remotely over the internet to shut down critical infrastructure. This has been proven out with the Stuxnet hacking of Iran’s nuclear reactor where it suffered a major blow when the U.S. and Israel… Read More »
Is FAA Registration Closing the Hangar Door After the Drone Has Already Launched?
The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week that it will soon start requiring civilian drone owners to register their aircraft. Current regulations for commercial drones already require FAA registration and a pilot’s license for the operator, so this decision will mostly impact recreational drone owners, hobbyists and startup businesses not yet licensed to fly commercially… Read More »
What Are Drone Operators All Waiting For?
Last week I talked about drone operators who don’t follow the rules. This week I’ll talk about legal drones, existing regulations and the new rules that are due out soon. Commercial Use Current FAA regulations prohibit the commercial use of drones, but companies can apply for a special permit. According to Reuters, as of February… Read More »
Think only the military has drones? Think again.
Just a few years ago, only militaries and government agencies had access to sophisticated drones, but today anyone can buy them for just a few hundred dollars. The basic hardware has been around for decades in the form of remote-controlled helicopters. Today drone operators can equip them with high-definition cameras, Wi-Fi detection tools and other… Read More »