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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Car Hijacking Using Wi-Fi

Hackers Remotely Kill a jeep on the Highway -- with Me in It (+Video)

Andy Greenberg | July 21, 2015

I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold.


Though I hadn’t touched the dashboard, the vents in the Jeep Cherokee started blasting cold air at the maximum setting, chilling the sweat on my back through the in-seat climate control system. Next the radio switched to the local hip hop station and began blaring Skee-lo at full volume. I spun the control knob left and hit the power button, to no avail. Then the windshield wipers turned on, and wiper fluid blurred the glass.

<more at; related link: (Cars Can Be Hacked, And That's Grinding Legislators' Gears)>

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