Here’s what makes it so easy for hackers to take over your car

September 11, 2015
6 comments

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Once again, the infatuation with those who came to fame by working outside the law gets them hired by law-enforcement to combat the very behavior that made them famous. Why do we even bother with security-clearances or background-checks? Let’s just hire those with the worst records to defend society against their own likes.

Posted by jantsch | Report as abusive

Articles on this topic will always make me think of deceased journalist Michael Hastings.

Posted by SaveRMiddle | Report as abusive

My car’s a ’56 Oldsmobile, so if they want to hack that they’re welcome to try. Tip to hackers: Bring a fresh set of vacuum tubes.

Posted by SilentBoy741 | Report as abusive

Orthodoxy says “more punishment!”
Wisdom says “set a thief to catch a thief.”
Pragmatism says “whatever works best.”

Posted by moebadderman | Report as abusive

This article doesn’t have a first reference to the hackers or their full names. they suddenly pop up.

Posted by Rezhasan | Report as abusive

Fascinating article! I think regulation or lawsuits stemming from injuries related to car hacking will wind up being the most effective way to get change resistant companies to take security vulnerabilities more seriously

Posted by alangocha | Report as abusive