15 Mar '16, 3pm

Autonomous Cars Could Pose Security Threat Expert Warns

Autonomous Cars Could Pose Security Threat Expert Warns

If it’s any consolation, Hypponen said ISIS is currently the only terrorist group capable of mounting a credible autonomous threat. But he and other experts caution the US transportation system remains vulnerable to a range of cyber-related attacks that could produce major damage and disruption. Besides attacks upon individual cars, security experts, transportation officials, and insurance carriers are closely analyzing the risks associated with infrastructure. For instance, software could be used to place two trains on a collision course or viruses could disrupt air traffic control communications.

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