Surrey and Sussex Police have acquired four new state-of-the-art drones. The Aeryon SkyRangers will add to the existing one which has been used to support policing operations at Gatwick since March 2014. The drones – also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – are designed to be used to safeguard people and to assist with […]

The Mumbai Police have banned drones, micro-light planes and paragliders in the city for a period of 30 days ending on the 4th of May, reports Business Standard. The police have used Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code to execute the order. The police have cited a terrorist threat as the reason to ban […]

Britain’s secretive MI6 intelligence agency and fed the CIA with essential targeting information for the Obama administration’s clandestine drone campaign against the Yemen-based terror group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, according to report published Thursday. For the past decade, British intelligence has actively cooperated with the U.S. and Yemeni agencies in the covert war […]

AURORA, Colo. — Police are searching for two men who tried stealing three drones from a Remote Control Hobbies store on Monday afternoon, the Aurora Police Department said. The thieves are seen on surveillance video walking around the store at 15450 East Smoky Hill Road looking at remote control cars and planes. Within about five […]

Protesters at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) shut down a talk by CIA Director John Brennan Friday evening. Three separate groups of protesters heckled Brennan about 15 minutes into the moderated discussion until UPenn professor Marjorie Margolies decided the event was no longer productive and brought it to a close, The Hill reports. Once the first […]

Brennan reportedly responded to the issues brought up by the protesters. “I know there are a lot of reports about hundreds upon thousands of innocents who have been killed as a result of these strikes,” Brennan said, according to the DP. “I can tell you with great confidence that those are exceptionally exaggerated reports… the number […]

Black Hat Asia IBM security guy Nils Rodday says thieves can hijack expensive professional drones used widely across the law enforcement, emergency, and private sectors thanks to absent encryption in on-board chips. Rodday says the €25,000 (US$28,463, £19,816, AU$37,048) quadcopters can be hijacked with less than $40 of hardware, and some basic knowledge of radio […]

Drone warfare has become a symbol of post-9/11 wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and other countries. The Obama administration has continuously expanded the drone program over two presidential terms, drawing heavy criticism for the extent of civilian deaths – also known as “collateral damage.” Speaking at a press conference on Friday, President Obama was asked […]