Danger Drone, the “flying hacker”

11 August 2016
Danger Drone, the “flying hacker”

Earlier in order to hack into a device, bad guys had to physically approach it. Now they only need to send there a drone.

Danger Drone is a flying mini-computer which is capable of breaking the net. It is armed with a Raspberry Pi computer with the most popular hacker software. According to Fran Brown, one of the two idea authors, the unmanned aircraft “can do everything usually performed by a hacker laptop, but in addition to that it is able to fly”.

However, developers think main consumers to be not hackers but developers and testers who will use drones to check reliability of systems created by them. First of all, it refers not to the usual Wi-Fi nets and computers but to the home automation systems and other programs connected with the IoT network.

Danger Drone costs $500. The maximum distance he can be remotely controlled at is 2 km. The distance can be increased by installing sub-antennas on the drone.

28 November 2017

Got a drone? Get ready for safety awareness tests

UK government plans to take control of the drone piloting, obliging owners to pass special safety awareness tests. The draft...

21 November 2017

DJI Spark mini drone is among top 10 inventions of the year

Time magazine published a list of the best inventions of 2017. The latest iPhone, fidget spinners and DJI Spark are...

Subscribe to Drone Expo Show news -

and win a chance to participate in the workshop

Subscribe to receive the post-event materials