Hacking cars remotely – new example

Hacking continues in the mobile embedded world. See

http://www.dailytech.com/HandSized+Device+Can+Hack+Cars+Remotely+Researchers+Call+for+Greater+Security/article34280.htm

Now one can wonder about the “reality” and importance of this hack, but it shows a continuing trend. As I collect information like this, the mobile/embedded security attacks of my book continue to seem important even as they need to evolve to address the new threats.

As cars and devices grow “smarter” this type of situation will continue to grow, and yet I most mobile/embedded testers seem to focus on verification of requirements. They are happy in the ignorance. Here is another data point to add to your “smarts”.

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