Car Makers Aren't Being Honest On Hacker And Privacy Threats

Even though professional hackers have repeatedly shown how they can remotely attack cars, vehicle manufacturers aren’t doing much to protect their systems, nor do they appear to care much for drivers’ privacy, Senator Edward J. Markey has claimed in a report out today. Senator Markey sent out letters to a slew of automotive players, asking them to describe the connectivity within their cars and what measures they had in place to prevent malicious hackers from gaining control over a vehicle or from invasions of privacy.

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