Here is how hackers can remotely take control of your car

Hacking a Car: Is It Really That Easy?

Hacking into your computer and phone was bad enough, but this take the fear for cyber attacks to a whole new level.

Hackers can now take over your car's controls, while you are driving.

Some cars use the Uconnect system, an entertainment center that is installed in a number of vehicles and connects to the internet allowing the owner to remotely turn on the engine, track the vehicle through GPS and has a few anti-theft features.

This is the way in for the hackers, who are able to take over your steering wheel and breaks to remotely control your car.

According to ZDNet,"as many as 471,000 vehicles in the US are said to be affected by the vulnerability."



These days we have many really cool technologies that can also be dangerous to us, here are a few:

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KNUTSFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 13: A youth poses as he rides a hoverboard, which are also known as self-balancing scooters and balance boards, on October 13, 2015 in Knutsford, England. The British Crown Prosecution Service have declared that the devices are illegal as they are are too unsafe to ride on the road, and too dangerous to ride on the pavement. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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