BMW, Mini and Rolls Royce cars contain security loophole

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We’ve just posted the following news: BMW, Mini and Rolls Royce cars contain security loophole[newsimage]http://static.myce.com//images_posts/2015/01/myce-bmw-connected-95x75.jpg[/newsimage]

BMW cars with the Connected Drive system are possibly vulnerable to a hack, according to the German automobile club ADAC.

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#2

Problems like this are the reason EFF is trying to convince the US government to grant a DMCA “access control circumvention” exception to security researchers who want to try and figure out how their car computers work. That way, they can perform security research, and fix their own cars without paying ridiculous fees for diagnostic codes.