“It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” Edmund Burke, politician (1729 – 97).
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
We occasionally experience a car crash, we more often experience a computer crash. However with the modern automobile increasingly resembling a wi-fi connected computer on wheels, and although to date there have been no reports of any car hacking incidents, the vulnerability of this mode of transport to viruses and malicious hacking is clear. Reuters report on the seriousness of the potential threats and the industry's responses.