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Old 12-11-2014, 08:02 PM
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Apple Security Expert Bricked his Cherokee head unit

Interesting that he lists Cherokee as one of the most vulnerable vehicle targets for hackers. It runs the same uConnect software so this would impact a lot of Chrysler vehicles. Can't wait for him to release his full research on this.

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So... basically his published research results end up becoming a how-to manual for aspiring hackers.

That's really cool...
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Re: Apple Security Expert Bricked his Cherokee head unit

Yes but typically a security researcher would provide everything to the OEM way in advance of publicly disclosing so they can hopefully fix the issues prior. Also, if he is figuring this stuff out there are black hats doing the same.


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