At Defcon 2013, Charlie Miller, a security researcher at Twitter, and Chris Valasek, director of Vehicle Security Research at IOActive, demonstrated that it’s possible to remotely takeover a vehicle.
Read the full article here: https://www.wired.com/2015/07/hackers-remotely-kill-jeep-highway/
It’s not only Jeeps that are vulnerable! You know those Progressive insurance “drive safe” trackers, a little device you plug into your vehicle CAN bus to track your driving habits? Those communicate over cell networks and are also susceptible.
I wonder what this means for the future of self-driving cars?