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Unhackable drone research to go open source

mask.of.sanity (1228908) writes | about 2 years ago

Open Source 3

mask.of.sanity (1228908) writes "Researchers are set to release open source US Defence research designed to prevent unmanned drone aircraft from being hacked.

The DARPA research will take four years, cost $18 million and promises to also help secure critical systems such as aircraft, vehicles and medical devices and make their code more stable."

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Open Source is not a cure all (1)

Taco Cowboy (5327) | about 2 years ago | (#41990105)

I am an OSS proponent but it needs reminding that OSS is not a cure-all.

For instance: Linux is open-sourced, but Linux is _still_ hackable.

Re:Open Source is not a cure all (1)

Cratig (1112203) | about 2 years ago | (#41990439)

True, but I get the feeling that they have the thought that "...more eyes looking at it, the more chances of holes being found."

yeah right unhackable (1)

H3rm3$ (2773453) | about 2 years ago | (#41993125)

like how the ps3 was unhackable. this is a bad idea, just wait tell all of the millions of crackers out their get a hold of it
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