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How Vulnerable are Vehicles to Hackers?

For years, vehicles have been rolling with computers, and to access them, a repair expert needed to plug into a specialized car port. But with the growing popularity of smartphones, Bluetooth and other Wi-Fi options, there are many more ways for hackers to access a vehicle, explains Dan Chilcott, a research associate with Virginia Tech’s Center for Automated Vehicle Systems. So just how vulnerable are vehicles to being hacked? And will vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) technology open the door to possible attacks? Continue reading

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