Car-hacking Research Faces Legislative Limits in the U.S.

Posted: December 24, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

Consumers are starting to understand that the fun and convenience of connected cars comes with a price tag. As with many WiFi or Cellular connected products, connected cars are at risk of being hacked. In early 2015, BMW discovered a flaw in its ConnectedDrive software, the system that connects a BMW to the Internet for a variety of services including navigation systems, real-time traffic and remote door locking. Researchers imitated the company’s servers and sent unlocking requests remotely. These unlocking requests, which also affected Rolls Royce and Mini Coopers, are just the beginning of car hacking dangers.   Researchers Charlie…

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