Security professionals demonstrate how easy it is to hack a car

Cybersecurity professionals are taking a good look on how to protect cars from cybercriminals and hackers. It is not very easy for a script kiddie to hack a car,  but for technical and advanced hackers it is not an impossible task to hijack an car remotely.

In the video below you will see how an hacker is able to take over an car by simply using his laptop and external devices. The people which created the video state that they had been inspired by The Watchdogs game. Once the hacker gains access to the car, he is able to instruct the breaks, security systems and steering with a couple of hits on his keyboard.

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