Car hacking: The next global cybercrime? No Tin Foil Hat Required - It's MainstreamSubmitted by barracuda_trader on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 16:22
"Drivers and passengers are strictly at the mercy of the code running in their automobiles and, unlike when their web browser crashes or is compromised, the threat to their physical well-being is real," the authors stated.
"You cannot have safety without security."
In 2011, researchers at the University of Washington and the University of California-San Diego were able to wirelessly hack into cars, though they withheld details of which cars they were able to "own" for fear of their knowledge being used by criminals.