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Most US Drones Still Beam Video Unencrypted 138

An anonymous reader writes "Four years after discovering that militants were tapping into drone video feeds, the U.S. military still hasn't secured the transmissions of more than half of its fleet of Predator and Reaper drones, Danger Room has learned. The majority of the aircraft still broadcast their classified video streams 'in the clear' — without encryption. With a minimal amount of equipment and know-how, militants can see what America's drones see."
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Most US Drones Still Beam Video Unencrypted

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.