Car Hack Technique Uses Dealerships to Spread Malware

If a hacker were to bring in a malware-harboring car for service, the vehicle could spread that infection to a dealership’s testing equipment, which in turn would spread the malware to every vehicle the dealership services

Source: www.wired.com

Here’s a case were the car’s built-in software has to be protected by some “secure boot” process, otherwise the source of intrusion will be immaterial. It seems cars are so attractive to hack now, yet rarely any real cases have been reported. Get ready for a less convenient startup process for you car – for safety and security sake.

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