Rise of the robocar: are connected cars safer, or a target for hackers?


It’s predicted that 200m connected cars will be on the roads by 2020, but there’s a risk that more technology will lead to more hacking

A threshold was quietly crossed in the first quarter of 2016. For the first time, mobile carriers reported activating more connected cars than phones.

At a vehicle tech demonstration in Manhattan this month, a group of reporters stood around a custom-made, tablet-screened display console as Darrin Shewchuk, a spokesman for Harman International, explained the impending technological revolution.

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Article by Benjamin Preston, Read more on https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/aug/13/robot-connected-cars-hacking-risks-driverless-vehicles-ross-now

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