Hackers Hacked Self-targeting Sniper Rifles System
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TrackingPoint sniper rifles which run on Linux and Android and have WiFi connections can be hacked and change the target of the arms - researcher claims. The pair have discovered how to brick the rifle, making its computer-targeting unusable, as well as getting root access to the targeting system to make permanent changes to the firearm.
At last, Sandvik and Auger have left a message for TrackingPoint and other companies…
“when you put technology on items that haven’t had it before, you run into security challenges you haven’t thought about before.”