Car hackers can kill brakes, engine, and more

Researchers have taken a look at the onboard systems of today's cars and found serious security problems

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A look at the computer lab setup. Here, researchers have hooked up an Elecgtronic Brake Control Module to a power supply, an oscilloscope and a converter that transmits the on-board diagnostic system protocal (called Controller Area Network) signals via USB. Example bench setup within our lab. The Electronic Brake Control Module (ECBM) is hooked up to a power supply, a CAN-to-USB converter, and an oscilloscope.

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