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Hackers demo Jeep security hack

23
Jul
2015
Hackers demo Jeep security hack

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Hackers have demonstrated an exploit that can take remote control of a Jeep, to the extent of cutting the transmission and controlling the throttle.

The two hackers, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, demoed the exploit – the result of a year’s work – to a Wired journalist, who wrote: “The result of their work was a hacking technique—what the security industry calls a zero-day exploit—that can target Jeep Cherokees and give the attacker wireless control, via the Internet, to any of thousands of vehicles.”

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