Thursday, August 17, 2017

Unpatchable Flaw in Modern Cars Allows Hackers to Disable Safety Features [feedly]

Unpatchable Flaw in Modern Cars Allows Hackers to Disable Safety Features
http://thehackernews.com/2017/08/car-safety-hacking.html

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Today, many automobiles companies are offering vehicles that run on the mostly drive-by-wire system, which means a majority of car's functions—from instrument cluster to steering, brakes, and accelerator—are electronically controlled. No doubt these auto-control systems make your driving experience much better, but at the same time, they also increase the risk of getting hacked. Car Hacking