Fiat Chrysler “connected car” bug lets hackers take over Jeep remotely

A pair of computer security researchers based in St. Louis demonstrated weaknesses in an automobile system with cellular connectivity installed in as many as 471,000 vehicles in the US. Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek highlighted the vulnerability of the system by attacking a Jeep Cherokee equipped with the Uconnect system remotely while Wired's Andy Greenberg was driving it.

Uconnect, a "connected car" system sold in a number of vehicles produced by Fiat Chrysler for the US market, uses...

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