Tag Archives: Drones

Hackers Take to the Skies

Researchers Richard Perkins and Mike Tassey unveiled a new drone that takes cyber snooping to new heights — literally. During this week’s Black Hat Security Conference in Las Vegas, the two security consultants for Wall Street presented their remote-controlled spy plane, which can steal information from vulnerable Wi-Fi networks, initiate …

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New CIA Spy Chief Represents Shift in Agency Priorities

Last week, the CIA announced the nomination of John Bennett, a former station chief and Marine Corps officer, to head the National Clandestine Service (NCS).  As the CIA’s station chief in Islamabad, Pakistan, he oversaw drone strikes that killed at least 20 high-level Al Qaeda leaders, including Baitullah Mehsud, and …

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