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Nightmare car-hacking: The remote-controlled car

by Allianz

Nightmare car-hacking: The remote-controlled car

Hostile interventions by hackers in vehicle technology are not science fiction, as various cases have proven with different car manufacturers in the last few years. But what can be done about it?

The nightmare
Imagine you’re driving with 100 other vehicles on a main road. As if by magic, the central locking engages, the radio suddenly blares at full volume, the steering wheel develops a life of its own and you leave the tarmac behind you and drive across a field, without a way to bring your car under control or get out. Undoubtedly a nightmare situation, but unfortunately, it’s not impossible.

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