Re: [SystemSafety] Hackers take over *control* of a car wirelessly

From: robert schaefer < >
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:15:03 -0400

How does one distinguish a hacker attack from bad software, or operator error, i.e. unintended acceleration?



robert schaefer
Atmospheric Sciences Group
MIT Haystack Observatory
Westford, MA 01886

> On Jul 21, 2015, at 12:49 PM, Martyn Thomas <martyn_at_xxxxxx >
> In which countries would Chrysler have any liability if a hacker caused an accident in this way?
>
> Martyn
>
> On 21/07/2015 16:54, Peter Bernard Ladkin wrote:
> > .... and drive it into a ditch. Done during a demo, performed the day after the fix was available
> > from Fiat Chrysler. But it's real. As in, really real. Thank heavens the good guys found it first.
> >
> > http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jul/21/jeep-owners-urged-update-car-software-hackers-remote-control <http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jul/21/jeep-owners-urged-update-car-software-hackers-remote-control>
> >
> > I must admit I thought such an act was still a couple years in the future.
> >
> > PBL
> >
> > Prof. Peter Bernard Ladkin, Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld, 33594 Bielefeld, Germany
> > Je suis Charlie
> > Tel+msg +49 (0)521 880 7319 www.rvs.uni-bielefeld.de <http://www.rvs.uni-bielefeld.de/>
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