“Researchers Show How a Car’s Electronics Can Be Taken Over Remotely” Article By: John Markoff Presentation by: Jason Isenhower Summary Cars have increasingly large amounts of electronics in them Many cars have wireless connections such as Bluetooth and cellular radios These connections can be used to hack the car from long distances The hacker can track the car, unlock doors, listen to the cabin, and possibly other things Ethics Why was the car released to market with such poor electronic security? What standard’s does the manufacturer develop to? Are the rest of the car’s components as vulnerable as the electronics? If the car can be hacked and crashed, is it the hacker’s fault or the manufacturer’s? ACM Code Harm to others Depends on whether driving functions can be controlled Privacy Private conversations in the car could be eavesdropped on Society’s Well Being The researchers follow the code by informing the public and manufacturers Results The researchers do the right thing by publishing their findings and notifying the manufacturers We wouldn’t know about the problem otherwise The manufacturers are working to correct the problem Fixing the problem after getting caught for it?