Reply to post: "These measures – [..] – block remote access to certain vehicle systems"

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

Pascal Monett Silver badge

"These measures – [..] – block remote access to certain vehicle systems"

And why, pray tell, was remote access available in the first place ?

Apparently, remote access is just bolted on to the main car's data system and the software is supposed to sort out legit commands from unwanted ones by itself.

I call that a recipe for disaster.

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