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Friday March 18, 2016

FBI: Motor Vehicles Increasingly Vulnerable to Remote Exploits

The FBI and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued this bulletin yesterday warning automakers and owners that cars are "increasingly vulnerable" to hacking. Thanks to tikiman2012 for the link.

Modern motor vehicles often include new connected vehicle technologies that aim to provide benefits such as added safety features, improved fuel economy, and greater overall convenience. Aftermarket devices are also providing consumers with new features to monitor the status of their vehicles. However, with this increased connectivity, it is important that consumers and manufacturers maintain awareness of potential cyber security threats.