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 TechSpot Member Posts: 23

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

    MilwaukeeMike TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,889   +609

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

    roxxas2 Newcomer, in training Posts: 64   +20

    Yeeeeah, that's why I got me a 454 big block Chevy. AIN'T NO COMPUTERS IN THERE!!!
    Littleczr likes this.
  5. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,103   +726

    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 Newcomer, in training Posts: 108   +15

    "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 TechSpot Booster Posts: 364   +66

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


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