Reply to post: Re: There ought to be a moratorium on connecting any wireless systems to the canbus

Fiat Chrysler recalls THOUSANDS more cars to swerve hack-my-brakes roadkill

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Re: There ought to be a moratorium on connecting any wireless systems to the canbus

When we all have self-drive cars we'll look back with a nostalgic tear in our eyes at the level of problems we are seeing now. It will seem like Atari boot sector viruses in a pre-Internet world all over again.

The cars will get a constant stream of software updates, map updates, traffic updates, messages between self-drive vehicles, messages from the road network, and doubtless a bunch of other stuff which hasn't even been thought of yet. Many of these will have more or less exploitable flaws, as will the cars' systems for processing them.

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