Volkswagen and Audi car infotainment systems hacked remotely

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Volkswagen and Audi car infotainment systems hacked remotely

It may have escaped the notice of prospective buyers, but cars have recently become a bit of a target for security researchers.

The latest example of this challenge sport has arrived from researchers at Dutch pen-testers Computest, who decided to see what security woes they could uncover in two 2015 models, the Volkswagen Golf GTE and an Audi A3 Sportback e-tron, both made by Volkswagen Audi Group (VAG).

True to their hunch, with a bit of hunting they eventually found … Continue