Security experts say that a hacker can tap into traffic sensors to gain access to signals and change them at will
Tue, Aug 11, 2015 - 5:50 AM
Washington officials have began a study of the encryption of traffic sensors after a researcher said he tapped into the city's traffic system.
PICTURE this: A hacker walks the streets of Capitol Hill with a laptop and malicious intentions. He crouches to street level, tapping into the city's traffic sensors during rush hour. Suddenly, downtown traffic signals turn to a constellation of red. Within minutes, streets are...