Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Hacking Your Car

Uconnect, an Internet-connected computer feature in hundreds of thousands of Fiat Chrysler cars, SUVs, and trucks, controls the vehicle’s entertainment and navigation, enables phone calls, and even offers a Wi-Fi hot spot. And thanks to one vulnerable element, which Miller and Valasek won’t identify until their Black Hat talk, Uconnect’s cellular connection also letsanyone who knows the car’s IP address gain access from anywhere in the country.“From an attacker’s perspective, it’s a super nice vulnerability,” Miller says.

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