Report: Automakers Fail To Protect Connected Cars From Security, Privacy Hacks

And the easiest way to protect yourself is to buy a car so old it doesn’t have an onboard computer at all. If you must get one, at least don’t get one with Onstar. If you get one with Onstar, rip the wires out of the damn thing.

Consumerist

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The newest models of connected cars come with everything from built-in navigation and entertainment systems to roadside assistance. While these features might make life behind the wheel a little easier, a new report found that not enough has been done to adequately protect those components from hackers.

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  1. It’s not a surprise,they’re car makers primarily,the security of said cars matters less to them.

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