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‘Smart’ rifle with computer technology fires at WRONG target after being HACKED

‘Smart’ rifle with computer technology fires at WRONG target after being HACKED

The TrackingPoint sniper rifle turns even the most amateur shooters into elite marksmen by using self-targeting technology to perfect the best shot.

But researchers have now discovered a potentially lethal flaw in the “smart” system by hacking into the weapon through its wireless internet connection.

They were then able to use a computer to trick the hacked rifle into switching its aim to an adjacent bullseye.

http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/595208/Smart-rifle-hacked-researchers-wrong-target

 

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