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Hackers Can Seize Your Car Via Digital Radio!


Just when you thought it was safe to blast some digital classic hits on your way to work, think again! Wired and The Music Network are reporting that it is possible for hackers to control your car's engine, breaks (and even steering) through digital audio broadcasting (DAB). The process involves sending data via the digital radio signal from a laptop (modified by easy to find parts). Scary news! The internets has since gone into a spin after the news first broke on the BBC after British company NCC carried out lab tests. Apparently an attack could affect many cars simultaneously. Automotive manufacturers are now forced to provide patches to rectify the issue. Take a look at Wired demonstrating the hack on a Jeep...

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