By ro0ted | July 30, 2013 - 02:47 | Posted in /b/ | Comments Off on #ro0ted Cybersecurity researchers hack into cars and steer them with a Nintendo controller
#ro0ted Cybersecurity researchers hack into cars and steer them with a Nintendo controller
In front of a packed room of some of the brightest hackers on the planet, security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek plan to show the world how to remotely control a vehicle with a 1980s Nintendo gaming system controller.
The pair, who take to the stage at Def Con in Las Vegas on Aug. 2, received an $80,000 grant from the United States Defence Department???s Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to test the security of automobile computer systems and find vulnerabilities.
What they found is that modern cars are so insecure that a person can literally steer them with a video game controller.
Source/Read More: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/business/Cybersecurity+researchers+hack+into+cars+steer+them+with/8722591/story.html
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