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PostPost by: billwill » Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:52 pm

Thankfully our old Elans are not vulnerable to such hideous design faults. :shock:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/07/24 ... le/?page=1

Those who have fitted EFI.... Beware..
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PostPost by: Spyder fan » Sun Jul 26, 2015 10:26 am

billwill wrote:Thankfully our old Elans are not vulnerable to such hideous design faults. :shock:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/07/24 ... le/?page=1

Those who have fitted EFI.... Beware..


Ooh! You scaremonger :wink:

This would only happen if your box of tricks had wifi or gsm. Mine certainly doesn't and I doubt anyone on here with EFI has that function.

All securely shielded inside its metal casing http://www.emeraldm3d.com

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What a mistake to make, shame on you Chrysler....
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PostPost by: billwill » Sun Jul 26, 2015 11:07 am

More info on hacking into modern cars.

http://www.hotrod.com/news/1507-hackers ... -your-car/
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PostPost by: billwill » Sun Jul 26, 2015 12:01 pm

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PostPost by: prezoom » Sun Jul 26, 2015 1:37 pm

This is really old news. GM's OnStar had the capability to do what has been described in our "Up to Date News" for over 15 years. Hacking was just a matter of time.
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