BBC News: Hack attacks mounted on car control systems
May 18, 2010, 12:32 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Bernard Swiss
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"The computer systems used to control modern cars are
very vulnerable to attack, say experts.
"An investigation by security researchers found the systems to
be "fragile" and easily subverted.
"The researchers showed how to kill a car engine remotely, turn
off the brakes so the car would not stop and make instruments give
"Despite their success, the team said it would be hard for
malicious attackers to reproduce their work. "