A few weeks ago I blogged about whether an unauthorized access of a car that has a computer and is connected to the Internet would violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Did you read it? Or, did you think it sounded too ridiculous?
Here it is if you want to take a look: Can stealing a CAR violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?
Now go read this article written by Theresa Payton of Fortalice, LLC: Car Hack Attack The article was based on a television segment by Kristin Miranda of WBTV entitled Protecting Your Cyberturf. Care to guess the subject?
Hacking the computer of cars through malware embedded music downloads that then enable the hackers to open the doors, start the engine, and steal the car. Go read the article and see for yourself.
Now think about the question I asked a few weeks ago: do you think stealing a car can violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?
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