Sources: Christian Science Monitor, ETH Zurich, MSNBC, Fox News
quote: Because the plane, if those pictures are real, is not ripped to ribbons from a crash (minor dents are nothing, a real crash would have torn apart the airframe; and those dents only corroborate their story), the only conclusion is it had to soft land, which means being hacked and commanded to do so as the informant claims.
quote: As a side note: If you wonder why people are so much more outspoken against Iran than Saudi Arabia, Jason, it isn't about religion, though that's a convenient "that too!" argument. It's about Iran's leaders constantly -threatening everyone around them- with war and destruction, in an outspoken way, hence the outspoken backlash.
quote: I think this should be a lesson to those who think the age of manned fighters is coming to a close, and we can just UAV our way into the future.
quote: If anything this incident re-affirms the purpose of our unmanned combat aircraft programs. Think of the propaganda and intelligence value if it was a blindfolded American pilot that was being shown instead of a crashed drone. Talk about a crisis.
quote: But Israel does, and even more aggressive and outspoken. As does the US (threaten Iran I mean, not their own neighbours)
quote: The pissing contest should be ended right now...Ron Paul 2012.
quote: The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.
quote: Remarked an analyst to the Defense News, [it'd be] like dropping a Ferrari into an ox-cart technology culture.
quote: As an engineer who designs electronics for military applications for a large defense contractor
quote: They'll be able to pull useless unencrypted data from it, but anything important would take the largest supercomputers billions of years to decrypt
quote: The war began when Iraq invaded Iran, launching a simultaneous invasion by air and land into Iranian territory on 22 September 1980https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran%E2%80%93Iraq_Wa...
quote: I cannot imagine what the US would do if an Iranian spy drone was found flying over the US.
quote: ...watching 30+ years of our foreign policy blow up in our face...
quote: Quite (sic) your stupid war monger talk and think rationally.
quote: Do you even hear yourself? Country is in a financial mess due to unpaid wars left by the previous president and you want to start more?
quote: I wonder how much money would've been needed to save the US from its current economic mess.
quote: I bet that, just like the hostages taken during the Carter admin, this affair is going to rot until a Republican gets office and then takes a more active interest in Iran.
quote: While the technique did not require sophistication from a cryptography perspective...