Security researchers, working with a Wired writer, hacked and controlled a car from a remote location. Usually, a laptop connection to the car is needed in order to accomplish this hack. Not anymore, at least for this one system from Chrysler.
The “Internet of Things” brings a great deal of benefits and convenience, but there are security concerns that must be dealt with. Yesterday, two US senators introduced a bill that would require car manufacturers to build security standards into connected cars.