Information Security Highlight

Teen’s Drone Hack Exposes Poor Security Controls for Internet of Things Devices

Teen’s Drone Hack Exposes Poor Security Controls for Internet of Things Devices

South Africa

During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Cyber Security Weekend 2019 that took place in Cape Town South Africa, Reuben Paul, a 13 year old, 7th grader known as the “Cyber Ninja”, was able to hack into a drone, exposing the gaping holes in the security measures of millions of every day gadgets and technology devices, that are part of the Internet of Things (IoT).