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In a brand-new report ("Deus ex Vehiculum"), The Economist magazine warns that "taking control remotely of modern cars ... has become distressingly easy for hackers, given the proliferation of wireless-connected processors now used to run everything from keyless entry and engine ignition to brakes, steering, tire pressure, throttle setting, transmission and anti-collision systems."
Indeed, the writer went on to say that "without adequate protection, the 'connected car' can be every bit as vulnerable to attack and subversion as any computer network."
It's an interesting and detailed report.
But none of it is a surprise to any of us.
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