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. Continue reading
How do you make drivers pay more attention to road signs? Simple: increase the action!
As new evidence emerges about the hazards of driving while talking on a cell phone, more states are pushing to ban the practice. KCET’s “SoCal Connected” takes a closer look. Continue reading