A Future Car May Be Protected From Hacking By Software Developed In San Antonio
- Paul Flahive for Texas Public Radio January 26th, 2017
- Source: http://tpr.org/post/future-car-may-be-protected-hacking-software-developed-san-antonio#stream/0
Someone looking to hack into your car probably isn't trying to steal from your bank account...but the results could be far more damaging.
[Sound of grinding] "OK, hold on tight...hold on." [sound of impact] "Oh, Bleep!"
That's WIRED magazine's Andy Greenberg being gently driven into a ditch by a couple of hackers. These guys could cut his breaks, turn off his transmission turn on or off just about every function while they sat in a living room, all by hacking into the computer for the car's entertainment system --a system called Uconnect--and installing a software update.