Modern Cars Vulnerable to Malicious Hacks

#Driving

Fri, May 14th, 2010 09:35 by capnasty NEWS

The idea of hackers breaking into your personal computer is alarming enough. But what if they could seize control of your car's control systems while you are driving? Using a laptop and custom-written software, security researchers have hacked into the control systems of a family car, disable the brakes and turn off the engine while the vehicle was moving.

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