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Cite Recent Successful Hacking Test of Brakes, Steering
By: John Eggerton
Two powerful Senators have expanded their investigation into the Internet of really fast moving things, in this case connected cars.
Sens. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), who launched their investigation into automotive cybersecurity and privacy in 2013, said Wednesday (Sept. 16) that they have just sent letters to 18 (http://www.markey.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/2015-09-16-Manufacturers-Lett…) automakers asking for an update on protecting computer systems and vehicle-to-vehicle communications from potentially deadly hacks or invasions of privacy.