Drones appear to be seriously vulnerable to hackers seeking to commandeer the vehicles by ‘spoofing,’ or faking, GPS satellite navigation signals. An overview of a federal study, obtained by the Monitor, discusses the problem and remedies.
Lanai plane crash highlights the frequency of inter-island travel by Hawaii government officials. The pilot and two county employees died in the crash. Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle Corp., bought 98 percent of Lanai in 2012. Lanai is Hawaii's smallest publicly accessible inhabited island.