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Easy prey for hackers—navigation systems

When it comes to route planning, drivers have almost blind faith in GPS; the technology plays a crucial role in identifying location and time in the industry as well as in other areas. If hackers attack the system, they can ...

dateJan 25, 2016 in Security
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Dynamic scheduling as a security tool

The European Commission is supporting an innovative project, known as SAFEPOST, which will increase security in postal and parcel supply chains. SAFEPOST will introduce new technologies for detecting security threats in the ...

dateSep 11, 2015 in Engineering
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GPS transmitters can protect animals from poaching

The killing of the lion Cecil in a national park in Zimbabwe by a big-game hunter has sparked worldwide outrage. Researchers at the University of Oxford had outfitted Cecil with a GPS collar to monitor his behaviour. It was ...

dateAug 07, 2015 in Ecology
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