Aug 2, 2016

Hackers Hijack a Big Rig Truck’s Accelerator and Brakes

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, robotics/AI, transportation

This is the type of hijacking that the US DHS has been worried about. And, now we’re looking at self-driving Big Rigs and commercial jets.; as I stated last year I would hesitate in allowing autonomous planes and Big Rigs until we have a breech proof connected infrastructure in place.

As researchers demonstrate digital attacks on a 33,000 pound truck, car hacking is moving beyond consumer vehicles.

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