FUD Zilla reports Raj Samani, CTO of McAfee EMEA, is worried about the potential security threat of driverless cars, like the one Google is developing:
He said that lately cars are getting more computer code on board and as cars become increasingly connected, it exposes the automotive industry to the same threats as any other consumer device. Samani warned that cutting edge advancements such as driverless cars are great, but but the industry must ensure that it is thinking about the security implications.
He said the industry is not that great when it comes to security. The first remote keyless entry systems did not implement any security and were easily compromised. “As more and more digital technology is introduced into automobiles, the threat of malicious software and hardware manipulation increases,” he said.