Hackers have developed a Spy Drone that can steal the contents off your smartphone

THE NEXT THREAT TO YOUR PRIVACY COULD BE THE DRONE HOVERING OVER HEAD
THE NEXT THREAT TO YOUR PRIVACY COULD BE THE DRONE HOVERING OVER HEAD. Image Credit: CNN Video Screen Shot

THIS DRONE CAN STEAL WHAT’S ON YOUR PHONE

SOURCE: CNN

THE NEXT THREAT TO YOUR PRIVACY COULD BE HOVERING OVER HEAD WHILE YOU WALK DOWN THE STREET.

Hackers have developed a drone that can steal the contents of your smartphone — from your location data to your Amazon  password — and they’ve been testing it out in the skies of London. The research will be presented next week at the Black Hat Asia cybersecurity conference in Singapore.

The technology equipped on the drone, known as Snoopy, looks for mobile devices with Wi-Fi settings turned on.

Snoopy takes advantage of a feature built into all smartphones and tablets: When mobile devices try to connect to the Internet, they look for networks they’ve accessed in the past.

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Tags: Drones, Sci-Tech, Police State, Big Brother