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Cyborg Unplug - Drone Blinding

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Anon-e-mouse, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. Anon-e-mouse

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    Crazy: http://www.dailydot.com/technology/cyborg-unplug/

    The Cyborg Unplug connects to your wireless network and plugs into an outlet in your home or business. It scans wireless signals coming from different devices, and if it detects a signal from a device you haven’t authorized on your network, it shuts down the video, audio, or other information the device is capturing.
     
  2. Jacob

    Jacob Administrator
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    It's just a concept, but it will be interesting to see when it comes to market how well it works. I know many household utilities use the same frequency as my P2 (http://www.wired.com/2010/09/wireless-explainer/all/)

    How would the Cyborg know if it's blocking my Phantom or my Bluetooth speaker or garagedoor opener?
     
  3. ianwood

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    This device is illegal to use in all circumstances other than networks you own or operate.
     
  4. capodrone81

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    useless imo for non vision phantoms. gopro wifi is turned off during flight therefore video transmission via 5.8ghz tx to receiver is fine. also phantom 2.4 ghz has no identifiable signature how would this device know if its a router cordless phone or drone with no identifiable fingerprint besides transmission signal?

    gimmick imo.

    i can see this working on vision phantoms which broadcast phantom name via wifi signal and receiver

    just my .02
     
  5. ianwood

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    It's possible on the P2V. It's called a deauth attack. Marriott was fined $600,000 by the FCC for doing this to hotel guests who were using personal hotspots.