Driving on a highway in St. Louis, WIRED writer Andy Greenberg allowed himself to get car-hacked. Two researchers were able to remotely blast the stereo on his SUV, turn on the windshield wipers and kill the engine. Today, vehicles function almost like smartphones on wheels, but that convenience allows hackers to engage in wireless sabotage. Greenberg joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the dangers.
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