Newer Car Models May Have Become More Hackable
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – With computers controlling more and more of the cars we drive, hackers are apparently on the prowl.
A new report ranks the 2014 Jeep Cherokee the most hackable car on the road today.
The 2015 Cadillac Escalade and 2014 Toyota Prius also made the list for being highly hackable.
Security researchers analyzed the technical makeups of many different models.
The biggest vulnerability is the cars’ built-in apps and Bluetooth, which connect the car to a services such as OnStar.
The 2014 Dodge Viper and 2014 AUDI A8 were the least hackable cars.