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Hackers to detail methods used to overtake Prius, Escape at Def Con

By Shawn Knight
Jul 29, 2013
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  1. A pair of well-known software hackers plan to publically release information on how to hack into the computer systems of two popular vehicles, the Ford Escape and the Toyota Prius. It’s at this year’s Def Con convention in Las Vegas...

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  2. MannerMauler

    MannerMauler TS Booster Posts: 113   +20

    Well... I'm glad I don't have one
     
    danhodge likes this.
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,766   +1,116

    What's that mean, they use a hammer?
     
  4. roxxas2

    roxxas2 TS Enthusiast Posts: 64   +22

    Yeeeeah, that's why I got me a 454 big block Chevy. AIN'T NO COMPUTERS IN THERE!!!
     
    Littleczr likes this.
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,485   +966

    This is the problem with computers in cars. As computers gain relevance and importance in the auto world, there will be security problems that will need to be solved.
     
  6. mccartercar

    mccartercar TS Booster Posts: 135   +25

    "A pair of well-known software hackers plan to publicly release information on how to hack into the computer systems of two popular vehicles, the Ford Escape and the Toyota Prius."

    If they can stay alive that long.
     
    danhodge likes this.
  7. Littleczr

    Littleczr TS Addict Posts: 439   +84

    OMG with ford and there bad customer service. While Toyota finds a fix, lazy Ford takes the lazy route.
     

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