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New Security Breach: Hacked Cars Force Recalls

A few weeks ago there was a report on a vulnerability in Chrysler’s Uconnect system. It allowed two hackers to remotely operate a Jeep Cherokee and take control of the vehicle in question, thus shutting it down – with Wired’s reporter behind the steering wheel. While this was a controlled demonstration, chances were that rogue hackers could remotely access all vehicles powered by Uconnect. Furthermore, just a few weeks ago, reports came out showing a possible Tesla Model S hack that allows people with the expertise to do so – to hack a Model S and take control of the vehicle in a similar fashion. Still, the