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How texting a Corvette could stop it in its tracks

2015/08/12

IDG News Service - (International) Researchers from the University of California revealed that security vulnerabilities in telematics control units (TCU) could be leveraged to hack into a vehicle's Controller Area Network (CAN) bus through a demonstration in which they used a text message to remotely cause a vehicle to brake, and activated its windshield wipers.

Source: http://www.computerworld.com/article/2970113/security/how-texting-a-corvette-could-stop-it-in-its-tracks.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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