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Drone Hack: Spoofing Attack Demonstration on a Civilian Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

August 1, 2012By
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By Daniel Shepard, Jahshan A. Bhatti, and Todd E. Humphreys  Unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) used in the spoofing tests; owned by the University of Texas.  A radio signal sent from a half-mile away deceived the GPS receiver of a UAV into thinking that it was rising straight up. In this way, the UAV’s dependence on civil GPS allowed the... read more