Stealing Cars via Smartphone

By Deane Barker on August 7, 2011

Hackers steal Subaru Outback with smartphone: Well, this is just…great.

As cars increasingly become rolling computers, it makes them potential targets for hackers.

To make the point, two researchers at the Black Hat annual conference of hackers and security pros last week in Las Vegas showed they could unlock and start the engine of a Subaru Outback via text messages using their Android smartphone […]