Why Hackers Are Snooping on Drivers Who Text

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Computer hackers can force some cars to unlock their doors and start their engines without a key by sending specially crafted messages to a car’s anti-theft system. They can also snoop at where you’ve been by tapping the car’s GPS system. Find out why this is possible in this Yahoo! Finance article, which also says such attacks are possible on a variety of other devices that use wireless communications chips. Those include ATMs, medical devices, and even traffic lights.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi’s manager of digital content strategy.