A recent exposé by Wired magazine depicts an alarming account in which two security researchers in the US carjacked a Jeep Cherokee from miles away. Their mock attack left the reporter rattled and briefly stranded in the middle of the road.
As journalist Andy Greenberg explained in his piece: “Their code is an automaker’s nightmare: software that lets hackers send commands through the Jeep’s entertainment system to its dashboard functions, steering, brakes and transmission, all from a laptop that may be across the country.”
Sourced through Scoop.it from: agenda.weforum.org
By Andrea Stroppa. It is evident that we are facing a major challenge: how to ensure the security and privacy of the Internet of Things. And because hackers will always be one step ahead of the developers, it maybe a scary thought to rely on IoT and so called intelligent machines.