Consumer GPS Devices Vulnerable To New Attacks

By Robert Vamosi | 12/11/12 3:58 AM

Turns out consumer-grade Global Positioning System (GPS) products are more vulnerable to attacks than previously thought, according to new research.

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Navigation -- Without GPS

By Robert Vamosi | 9/28/12 4:03 AM

There are many ways to navigate without using Global Positioning Satellites, and The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is pursuing something new: inertial sensors that work much like miniature Foucault pendulums.

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Of GPS And Smartphone Hacking

By Robert Vamosi | 8/1/12 2:07 AM

Location services in mobile devices could have vulnerabilities that allow the installation of malicious code, says one researcher.

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NAVSOP: A GPS-Less Location Service

By Robert Vamosi | 7/9/12 2:57 AM

Move over GPS. The company BAE Systems has proposed that mobile devices use Navigation via Signals of Opportunity (NAVSOP) for location tracking instead.

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Fox News: Drones Vulnerable To HiJacking

By Robert Vamosi | 7/3/12 4:11 AM

Researchers have found a way to spoof the GPS settings on a drone

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Did Iranians Hijack A US Drone?

By Robert Vamosi | 12/16/11 2:49 AM

On Thursday, the Christian Science Monitor piqued curiosity with an exclusive story stating that the Iranian government had intercepted signals from an American bat-wing RQ-170 Sentinel, landing it safely in Iran. One day later, the a senior Iranian military official said his government would continue to bring down other drones caught within their airspace. However, questions remain whether that is technically possible -- or just political posturing by the Iranian government.

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BMWs to Get Always-On Connectivity From AT&T

By JDavis | 1/11/11 12:07 AM

Automobiles have been playing an increasingly significant role in the Internet of Things, from GPS navigation systems to smartphone-connected entertainment consoles. And now, as reported on Engadget, AT&T has announced a partnership with BMW to provide always-on wireless connectivity to future automobile models.

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