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Freescale crypto protects cars from hackers

3/1/2011 08:43 AM EST
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R_Colin_Johnson
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re: Freescale crypto protects cars from hackers
R_Colin_Johnson   3/1/2011 7:01:46 PM
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With all the drive-by-wire capabilities of modern electronic-laden automobiles, its a wonder that hackers have not started causing havoc. I've heard of breaking off mirrors to hack the on-board diagnostic connector, but even that route will be blocked by these hardware security modules.

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DrQuine   3/4/2011 12:33:31 PM
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This security arms race is escalating into a new domain in which hackers can cause exceptionally dangerous and hard to find faults. I hope that there will still be some means for inventors to implement innovation - like creative Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) power control systems.

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