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Newer car tech opens doors to CIA attacks
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2017, 04:07:04 PM »
Newer car tech opens doors to CIA attacks
10 March 2017, 2:33 pm



The revelation through Wikileaks that the CIA has explored hacking vehicle computer control systems should concern consumers, particularly as more and more cars and trucks roll off assembly lines with autonomous features.

"I think it's a legitimate concern considering all of the computers being added to cars," said Kit Walsh, a staff attorney with the privacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). "There's no reason the CIA or other intelligence agencies or bad actors couldn't use those vulnerabilities to hurt people.

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