Big, Heavy and Moving: Trucks at risk too

The threats posed by hackers to cars are finally becoming widely known, with media outlets exposing the uncomfortable realities hidden by the industry for years – car hacks are both dangerous and easy to orchestrate  – this needs to be fixed.

An angle that is exposed far less is that of hacking commercial vehicles, which given their massive size, weight and sheer power has the potential to cause substantial damage. Add their long life span with inherently unsafe system and you are looking at a perfect setting for hackers to spread havoc.

A recent Wired piece outlines this problem in an elegant way, read the full story here.