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GM CEO: Car Hacking Will Become a Public Safety Issue
by Will Knight July 22, 2016
"Unfortunately, that makes them a pretty juicy target for would-be hackers.
So far there have been relatively few incidents of car hacking beyond demonstrations by security researchers. However, GM CEO Mary Barra said today that car security would become a significant public safety issue in the years to come. “A cyber incident is not a problem just for the automaker involved,” Barra said at an industry conference held in Detroit. “It is a problem for every automaker around the world. It is a matter of public safety.”
Barra said the industry would need to collaborate on the problem: “We view cybersecurity not as an area for competitive advantage, but as a systemic concern in which the auto industry’s collective customers—and society at large—are best served by industry-wide collaboration and the sharing of best practices.”
Security researchers have shown for years that cars can be hacked ...."
 READ MORE AT: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601957/gm-ceo-car-hacking-will-become-a-public-safety-issue/