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The Web-Connected Car Is Cool, ­ntil Hackers Cut Your Brakes

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Jeep hack

Charlie Miller, pictured, and Chris Valasek have found a way to hack into a Jeep Cherokees Uconnect system to control critical components, including the engine and brakes.

Credit: Whitney Curtis for The New York Times

When the history of the connected car is written, this week may go down as a pivotal moment for consumers worried about security.

From The New York Times
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