Boy, 13, hacks drone to show cyber threat
06 May 2019 | 12:58 pm
A 13-year-old boy successfully hacked a drone on Monday in a stunt aimed at showing how vulnerable web-connected devices are to attacks. Reuben Paul, who calls himself "Cyber Ninja", took control of the drone in front of an audience at a global cybersecurity conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
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