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We all knew this day would come. It’s the stuff science fiction is made of. Forget the fiction, it’s science fact. As our cars and other devices get smarter, we become more vunerable, because they also can be accessed by the very software and hardware that makes them so easy to use.
A couple of hackers show off a series of nasty new attacks on cars—with Forbes‘ Andy Greenberg behind the wheel.
“Stomping on the brakes of a 3,500-pound Ford Escape that refuses to stop–or even slow down–produces a unique feeling of anxiety. In this case it also produces a deep groaning sound, like an angry water buffalo bellowing somewhere under the SUV‘s chassis. The more I pound the pedal, the louder the groan gets–along with the delighted cackling of the two hackers sitting behind me in the backseat.
Luckily, all of this is happening at less than 5mph. So the Escape merely plows into a stand of 6-foot-high weeds growing in the abandoned parking lot of a South Bend, Ind. strip mall that Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have chosen as the testing grounds for the day’s experiments…”
To continue reading please visit:
- Digital Carjackers Show Off New Attacks (globalelite.tv)
- Forbes Reporter Gets His Car Hacked to Prove How Easy it Is (thedailysheeple.com)
- Hackers reveal nasty new car attacks (wnd.com)
- Hackers Reveal Nasty New Car Attacks–With Me Behind The Wheel (Video) (forbes.com)
- $25 gadget lets hackers seize control of a car Michael Hastings’s death, there were rumours that his car had been hacked. (tatoott1009.com)
- Nasty Car Attacks::Anatomy of an auto hack (0xicf.wordpress.com)
- Hackers Reveal Nasty New Car Attacks with reporter behind the wheel. New Forbs article gives credence to Michael Hastings Boston Breaks theory (xrepublic.tv)
- Researchers ‘physically’ hijack cars (blacklistednews.com)
- COMPROMISED: Forbes Reporter Gets His Car Hacked to Prove How Easy It Is [VIDEO] (secretsofthefed.com)
- Hackers Reveal Nasty New Car Attacks (lunaticoutpost.com)