Former DJI Executive Romeo Durscher has joined open source platform Auterion as Vice President of Public Safety. Romeo Durscher brings his years of passion for using drones to save lives and improve communities to the Auterion team View original article at Drone Life

There have been some pretty creative attempts to mine bitcoins using unconventional means over the years, from lightbulbs to web browsers. But now, there appears to be a new, and malicious, method: Sneaking bitcoin mining code into open source software. If successful, this attack would mean that anyone downloading open source software implanted with bitcoin mining code could be unwittingly expending computing power and electricity to generate bitcoins, presumably for someone else. A single bitcoin is worth more than $1,000 USD at the time of writing. Here’s what we…

From our exploratory work, we’ve come up with two open source plugins to share with the community: drone-gke for Google Container Engine and drone-gae for Google App Engine. Original article at nytimes.com