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  • Many UAVs Vulnerable To Directed-Energy Weapons
    By on November 20, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    mask.of.sanity writes “A New Zealand researcher has detailed ways that UAVs can be crashed using cheap tools like Herf guns and GPS jammers, and could even be downed by flying drones with more powerful radio. The attacks (podcast) interfere with the navigation systems used by flying drones and are possible because security was not designed into the architecture of some machines.”

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  • Top 15 Most Badass Videogame Weapons
    By on October 11, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Thankfully, videogame manufacturers have come up with increasingly inventive ways of satisfying our primal urge to kill, maim and disfigure virtual opponents. Here we count down the 15 most badass instruments of death ever committed to pixels.