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Why Is Hacking Vehicles Over the Internet So Easy?

Internal vehicle communication protocols were never built for connecting to the Internet. Recent trends to connect everything before securing makes matters worse. Finally, the icing on the cake is the lack of clearly defined liability i.e who is responsible when vehicles are hacked — and you end up with multiple nightmare scenarios.

So why are manufacturers continuing to make bad decisions when it comes to vehicle security? It’s because there’s no single magic solution. To understand why, let’s go to the beginning of vehicle communication…



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Skanda Vivek

Senior Data Scientist in NLP. Building and shipping AI based products.