Intel sets up talking shop to improve automotive security

The dramatic hack of a Jeep Cherokee, which resulted in Fiat Chrysler Automobile recalling over one million vehicles, has also prompted Intel to take action.

Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek remotely hacked their way into the Jeep‘s Uconnect navigation and entertainment system via its connection to Sprint’s wireless network, taking control of it while a reporter for Wired magazine was at the wheel.

The hack prompted Fiat Chrysler to issue a recall notice for 1.4 million vehicles in order to patch the software bug exploited by the researchers.

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