If you’ve been even remotely aware of the sorts of things geeks and makers and tinkerers and basement cyborg-makers have been doing over the past few years, you’re likely familiar with the Arduino, a small, cheap, general-purpose computer designed to interface with real-world stuff. It’s a fantastic thing. And now,…
A team of university researchers has been able to hack into a car's warning systems via wireless sensors, sending fake tire pressure messages at highway speeds and eventually frying an onboard computer. The dawn of the carhacker approaches.
CarShark's a computer program that'll let someone hack into a car's onboard computer system to kill the brakes, disable the engine, blast music and otherwise wreak electronic havoc. It's both clever and absolutely frightening. Here's how it works.