Once your car's connected to the Internet, who guards your privacy?

As soon as cars are connected to the Internet, there’s no such thing as 100% safe

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Once mobile devices are connected to car infotainment systems and cars are connected to the Internet, vehicles will become a rich source of data for manufacturers, marketers, insurance providers and the government. Oh, and they'll be a lucrative target for hackers, too.

Unlike mobile device makers that use state-of-the-art technology to secure their devices, the automotive industry has generally been a technology laggard when it comes to privacy. The computer systems in automobiles, like so many other systems, may be built from years-old technology because of the three-to-five-year vehicle development cycle.


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