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Monday, 27 July 2015 09:00

In the US St. Louis, hackers demonstrated how vulnerable automotive electronics, take control of a moving car, writes Wired.

It is necessary to specify that it was only a demonstration, organized by a hacker, formerly in the service of the US National Security Agency, Charlie Miller and director of automotive safety company IOActive Chris Valasek.

"My" Jeep Cherokee "was moving at a speed of 70 miles per hour (about 110 km / h), when suddenly at full capacity including air conditioning, radio switched on the local hip-hop station and refused to turn off. Then earned wipers and windshield fluid filled in the glass . At the end of the monitor on-board computer hackers appeared person "- wrote the journalist who participated in the experiment edition.

This is not the first demonstration of its kind. These programmers in 2013, managed to crack the car on track by disabling the brakes, seat belt unfastened, and take control of the wheel. But then hackers sitting at the back seat, connecting their laptops to the diagnostic connector of the machine through which the mechanics of the service read information about the state of the car. In two years, IT-technology stepped forward, and cracks had been working without wires, via the Internet.

The publication writes that all this was possible because almost all car manufacturers "trying to turn the car into a smartphone." Today, hundreds of thoUSAnds of cars in the United States connected to the Internet through applications and drivers run navigation, entertainment, phone calls, and even distribute wi-fi. Hackers have found in one of these application vulnerability through which we were able to penetrate the onboard computer of the machine.

Experts estimate that today, through the vulnerability can be cracked 471,000 cars on the road, and persistently asked car owners not to disdain the software update.


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