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The Next Generation of Drones

The Wireless Aerial Surveillance Platform

Two creative security experts -- Mike Tassey and Rich Perkins -- designed and built this unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in their garage using off-the-shelf electronics, with the intention of proving that a drone could be used to launch a cyber-attack.

With only an Internet connection, a hacker sitting on a beach anywhere in the world could use this UAV to intercept cell phone conversations, steal financial information, or access secret government documents. This prototype was a success and the race is now on to develop the next generation of cyber drones.

In The News

Review media coverage of the state-of-the-art UAV, including interviews with the innovative minds behind the project.

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This is the photo album and original build blog for "Version 1" of the Wireless Aerial Surveillance Platform, before existed.

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