Your BMW or Benz Could Also Be Vulnerable to That GM OnStar Hack

from Wired IF YOU THOUGHT your pricey Benz or Bimmer had escaped the rash of recent hacks affecting Chrysler and GM cars, think again.  When security researcher Samy Kamkar revealed a bug in GM’s OnStar service last month that allowed a hacker to hijack its RemoteLink smartphone app, he warned that GM wouldn’t be the only target in an increasingly internet-connected auto industry rife with security flaws. Now Kamkar’s proven himself correct: He’s found that the internet services of three other carmakers suffer from exactly the same security issue, which could allow hackers to unlock vehicles over the internet, track them in some […]

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