- Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Professor Todd Humphreys and his students have received international media attention, and Humphreys has even been asked to testify this month in front of Congress about GPS spoofing and the implications it may have on drones and UAVs.
FOX News: Video: Are unmanned drones safe in US airspace?
CBS News: Drone "hijackings" in U.S. raise security concerns.
ABC News: Drone Aircraft Hijacked by Students in Test; Could Iran Do It?
BBC: Researchers use spoofing to 'hack' into a flying drone.
Scientific American: Researchers Hack Drones. A Science Project Anyone?
RT Network: Texas college hacks drone in front of DHS.
Wired: Drone Hijacking? That's Just the Start of GPS Troubles.
Mashable: Researchers Prove Drones Can Be Hacked.
NPR: Hacking Drones and The Dangers it Presents.
BusinessWeek: Attack of the Zombie Drones.
Huffington Post: Drone Hacked By University of Texas At Austin Research Group.
IT World: Hacked drones could become missiles over U.S., researchers warn.
Austin American-Statesman: UT researchers demonstrate vulnerability of civilian drones to hacking.
Dallas Morning News: U.T. researchers show feds: Drones can be commandeered by hacking.
KUT: UT Lab Proves Drones Can Be Hacked.
Student Projects Highlight
UT researchers have developed a more precise GPS positioning system that can pinpoint locations within centimeters.
Todd Humphreys talks about his research team's work on the new centimeter-accurate GPS system, that will not only be useful for navigation but also virtual reality.
Michael Watkins will begin leading UT’s Center for Space Research this summer.