Are cars’ safety computers vulnerable to hackers?

Are cars’ safety computers vulnerable to hackers? (

Could entertainment-related computers in cars’ navigation, phones and the like be hacked, providing an entry point to manipulate computers controlling safety functions? “There clearly is a vulnerability,” said Adrian Lund, president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, based in Arlington, Va. “All these electronics we’re bringing into cars seem to exacerbate that.”(Continue reading at

My Two Cents: I would agree, yes your car if running these systems can be hacked if they are exposed to systems running in the internet. I guess its time to purchase a router with a firewall and placed it next to the GPS unit in your car…

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