Large fast moving masses, computer controlled and connected to the internet ...what could possibly go wrong? cough iranian nuclear program cough
Even *if * essential car systems are separated, these systems will be going wireless soon anyway, suggesting that compromised entertainment device with internet could potentially be used to interrupt communications, if not compromise these critical systems. At current time, these control systems have no inbuilt security or encryption.
And .tf is up with drivers surfing the internet anyway? It's bad enough seeing them cruise down freeways shaving, drinking coffee, while reading the morning paper and chatting on their mobile phone, all at the same time.