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Here's how to keep cars out of hackers' reach

But beyond the technical how-to list, the industry must come together to share knowledge, create a framework for guidelines and keep honing the tools of the job.

Modern cars are controlled by computer systems, the most fundamental property of which is the software that governs the operation of the device.

WITH so many exaggerated Hollywood depictions of car-hacking scenarios, it's easy to get carried away and imagine a future in which cars are hacked by criminals or terrorists and used as weapons. There are reasons such scenarios haven't yet taken place, but could they? And if they can, how can...

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