back to article Popular hacker warkit Metasploit now hacks hardware and cars

Popular offensive hacking toolkit Metasploit now works on hardware, including cars, after a major update to the 13-year old platform. The free-or-paid modular hacking machine now sports plenty of CVE-specific exploitation components that security professionals have long-used for penetration tests and research. An update to …

  1. redpawn Silver badge

    IoC

    Internet of Cars. Bad enough to have crap security which requires physical access to a data port but to have it hooked up to the cell phone network is a travesty now that exploit kit has become easy. How long till hacked cars hack cars and spread mischief like a worm.

    Have governments already weaponized exploit code to cripple vehicles? Wouldn't want robust security and isolation from other networks. That would cost a few more (choose your currency)s.

    1. Chairo

      Re: IoC

      Have governments already weaponized exploit code to cripple vehicles?

      I think they are currently busy to weaponize a certain fighter jet.

  2. I3N

    Infomercial or Infotainment?

    Sheesh ... reads like worthy of WIRED ...

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