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The Next Wave of Botnets Could Descend from the Skies


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SkyNet drone

The SkyNet drone, built from a toy quadricopter and a small computer, can fly for up to 13 minutes or land and then operate for nearly two hours.

Credit: Stevens Institute of Technology

The buzz starts low and quickly gets louder as a toy quadricopter flies in low over the buildings. It might look like flight enthusiasts having fun, but it could be a future threat to computer networks.

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