Researchers Spin up Terrifying Hacker Drone That Can 'See Through Walls' With Wifi

11/5/2022 1:41:23 PM

Gizmodo -- Using a $20 off-the-shelf drone, researchers at the University of Waterloo in Ontario have created what is effectively an airborne scanning device that can triangulate the location of every WiFi-connected device in your house. Yikes. Researchers Ali Abedi and Deepak Vasisht, professor with Illinois CS, who recently presented their findings at the 28th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking, call this contraption “Wi-Peep,” which is a deceptively cute name for a project with such horrifying implications.

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