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Video: Hacker Uses Smartphone to Hack a Connected Car

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Samburaj Das

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Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Video: Hacker Uses Smartphone to Hack a Connected Car

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An associate professor and white-hat hacker, Hiroyuki Inoue, has demonstrated a proof-of-concept showing cars that are equipped with internet-connected devices can be hacked and even remotely controlled by wielding a smartphone. In an experiment, Hiroyuki Inoue, an associate professor at Hiroshima City University’s Graduate School of Information Sciences, Japan, has proved that connected cars can be remotely hacked with a smartphone application. The associate professor and hacker used a 2013 Toyota Corolla Fielder Hybrid for the demonstration, as reported by the Japan Times. It is important to note that the exploit isn’t one to affect cars that are still driven…

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Samburaj Das

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Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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