How automakers are trying to stop hackers from taking over your car

– NEW YORK POST, AUGUST 5 2015, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:

When researchers at two West Coast universities took control of a General Motors car through cellular and Bluetooth connections in 2010, they startled the auto industry by exposing a glaring security gap.

Five years later, two friendly hackers sitting on a living room couch used a laptop computer to commandeer a Jeep from afar over the Internet, demonstrating an even scarier vulnerability.

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