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20th October 2021 Issue no. 578
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The car that locks out cyber criminals: Hack-proof black cab to be unveiled in London
By Ryan O'Hare
A British firm claims to have made the first hack-proof security system that uses a series of firewalls and unique data keys which can't be cloned. Experts have warned vulnerability of car computers is a major concern. The system is fitted in the next generation of London taxi, the Metrocab
Cybercriminals on the lookout for a vehicle to hack may soon face stiff opposition, as experts claim to have made the first hack-proof car.
Would-be hackers have turned to targeting cars as on-board computers become increasingly common to control locking and safety systems - such as auto braking and power steering.
Experts say that bolstering security and making vehicles impervious to cyber criminals is a crucial step as autonomous vehicles roll out in coming years.
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