Cars are simply computers on wheels, which can and are susceptible to being hacked like any other device. Hacking conferences now have car hacking villages. There are books written specifically on car hacking. Car hacking is here to stay.
Functions such as opening car doors remotely without the key, monitoring a vehicle’s location, or disabling the car completely can work to an organization's advantage or disadvantage. There are notable, public examples of car hacking which have caused major, commercial vehicle companies to issue recalls.
This course goes over how these hacks are achieved and reviews relevant public cases.