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  1. Senator: Hackers Can Crash Your Car

    You may want to pull over. Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey sounded the alarm yesterday on what he called the auto industry’s lackluster efforts to protect cars against hacks that can potentially tamper with vehicles’ brakes or steering. His report highlights how cars are increasingly becoming connected computers on wheels — with all of the vulnerabilities of PCs — and how anti-hacking measures have been “inconsistent and haphazard.” But some experts are hitting the brakes, calling the concerns overblown.

    Wired, CNBC

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