When Drones Attack
Everywhere you look, drones are making their way into our lives. Amazon and Google have developed drone delivery services that can bring packages to your doorstep, while companies like HobbyKing are selling cheap drones to anyone who wants one. But as more drones invade the skies, we need to consider the security risks they pose to our privacy and personal safety.
The Worldwide Drone Boom
In the past decade, there has been a worldwide drone boom. With advances in technology, drones are becoming more and more sophisticated and are being used for a variety of purposes, from photography to delivery. However, as with any new technology, there are always those who find ways to misuse it. We’ve seen cases of people using drones to spy on others and even commit crimes. In some instances, drones have been used to attack people.
The Best Things About Drone
They can be used for both personal and commercial purposes. They offer a unique perspective that can be used for photography and videography They are becoming more and more affordable. They are easy to fly and control. They are very versatile and can be used in a variety of settings. You can purchase them already assembled or build your own from a kit. There is a growing community of drone enthusiasts who are always willing to help newbies get started.
How To Spot A Drone
Drones are becoming more and more popular, but they can also be used for nefarious purposes. Here are some things to look out for if you think a drone might be spying on you or planning to attack: Unusual noises. If you hear a humming or buzzing sound that you can’t identify, it could be a drone.
Suspicious behavior. If you see a drone flying erratically or hovering in one spot for a long period of time, it could be up to no good. Proximity to sensitive locations.
3 Ways To Stop A Drone From Getting Away
Invest in a good drone tracker. There are a few different types on the market, but make sure to do your research to find one that will work best for you and your budget. Use countermeasures. There are devices available that can disrupt a drone’s signal, causing it to lose control and crash. Take down the drone physically. This should be a last resort, as it can be dangerous, but if all else fails, try to bring the drone down with a net or by shooting it with a pellet gun.
We’ve read a lot of crazy stories here on the blog, but this one takes the cake. The fact that this one is true makes it even more unbelievable. Here’s the story: A man named Brett McBay was out for a day’s sail with his wife and friends when a drone flew overhead and dropped a package into his boat. The package contained an unknown white powder which, obviously, freaked everyone out. Brett, who is a science teacher, grabbed the package and tossed it into the ocean.