Skip to comments.Hackers hijack software in a car and remotely control the steering, brakes and horn using a laptop
Posted on 07/25/2013 1:42:55 PM PDT by mandaladon
Forget hacking accounts, computers or mobile devices - security engineers from Indiana have managed to hack the software inside the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape. Using a laptop wirelessly connected to the car's electronics, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek were able to remotely control the brakes, the accelerate, change the speedometer, switch the headlights on and off, tighten the seatbelts and even blast the horn. The project was funded by a grant from the U.S Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to highlight the security risks affecting modern-day cars. Miller, a security engineer at Twitter, and Valasek, Director of Security Intelligence at IOActive, are due to officially announce their findings at the Def Con 21 conference in Vegas the weekend of the 1-3 Augus
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A new way for the CIA to kill people, or have they been using it for years.
Points and condenser for me. :)
Mmmm....that means that it IS possible to cause someone’s car to ram a tree at 100 mph in the middle of the night.
Wirelessly controlled cars.....What could possibly go wrong?
Well, the GOOD thing is that you could follow your dream and smash into those cars with 0bama stickers, claiming that you were hacked and had no control.
They recently did a bit of wet work on a rogue journalist, combining the remote control with a nice little explosive package which they detonated when the car was ‘safely’ isolated on the road doing 100mph. The little packaged sent the motor and transmission several yards away from the car before the car hit a tree due to the torque created by the mass leaving the vehicle. Jst to make sure no one discovered their work, they had the body cremated without consent. ... Your obamaroid government at work dontchaknow.
Making an AMC Pacer look good about now...
Especially the ones with the matching "Coexist" stickers.
Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!
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Wait. I think some conservative journalist was killed in a "mysterious" one car accident about a month ago. He was supposedly onto something and was going to blow the lid off of it, much like Andrew Breitbart was, before his 'heart attack'.
Depends , the wireless connection most car companies use is bluetooth ,, what’s the max range on that?
and even have the CIA show up immediately at the crash site. (or was it the FBI?)
Are there any recently-made cars that still have mechanical links between the driver and the car?
R.I.P. Mike HASTINGS.
In L.A. last month.
My car has a manual transmission.
HE KNEW TOO MUCH.
"I'm onto a big story and the Fed are interviewing ALL my close associates. I'm under surveillance and need to disappear off the grid..."
AND HE DID.
For us or the government?
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