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In 2013 when Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek hacked a Prius, many casual observers saw this as an extreme party trick: A mere two years later these same people watched in horror as several OEM’s were forced to admit system vulnerability as these hackers again grabbed centre stage.
Years later the pair remotely hacked a Jeep through the vehicle’s Harman Kardon radio and Uconnect computer, this initiated the first ever recall prompted by cyber-security concerns and affects 1.4 million vehicles.
Finally the world understood: A malicious attacker leveraging a remote vulnerability could do anything from enabling a microphone for eavesdropping to turning the steering wheel to disabling the brakes.
It's not only American automakers that need to be worried, European brands are also highly vulnerable to attacks, to understand more about this critical topic Automotive IQ has written an exclusive free report.
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