Friday, March 23, 2012

Could You Become a Car Hacking Victim?

Experts warned about it as long ago as 2010 after researchers in California and Washington disabled the brakes, changed the speed readings, switched off the engine and locked the doors of several cars.

They even demonstrated how an infected CD could be inserted into a car's player to take control of its safety systems.

And while we could only imagine most of those actions being done for serious criminal purposes that don't touch most of us, the ability to steal or lock us in our cars (or out of them) and alter the speedometer has disturbing implications.

Click here to read the full article. 

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