5 Ways Your Car Can Get Hacked

Cybersecurity: 5 Ways Your Car Can Get Hacked
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What’s Next?

Fortunately for us, carmakers and regulators are working to stay ahead of the hackers, although they’re a constantly moving target. Manufacturers will have to eschew the open standards that they have encouraged suppliers to embrace, and add electronic firewalls to prevent nefarious intrusion.

Customers will also play a role. By reporting any tech issues or security concerns with your vehicle to your dealer or manufacturer, you can help them discover new issues and solve old ones. There are already researchers looking at what cars are more vulnerable than others. There may be a time where data security ratings are as important in the car buying process as safety or predicted reliability scores.

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