Teen hacks car with $15 worth of parts

A teenager built a device to wirelessly communicate with a car’s controller area network (CAN) and remotely control non-safety related equipment such as headlights, window wipers and the horn. He was also able to unlock the car and engage the vehicle’s remote start feature. All this with just $15 worth of Radio Shack parts. According to some security experts, infiltrating a vehicle’s CAN should be an arduous process that requires in-depth planning. However, auto manufactures are still looking for solutions as to how to diagnose an infiltration into a vehicle’s security systems. Read More>>

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