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Cars safe from computer viruses


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jasper the rasper

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I am a little bit surprised that this news item was not picked up on a bit more.

A security firm has proved that today's cars cannot catch computer viruses.

After exhaustive testing Finnish security firm F-Secure has failed to make a virus leap from a mobile phone handset to a car's onboard communications system.

F-Secure did the tests in response to rumours that some Lexus cars had been infected by a virus.

But the phone system on the vehicle did not respond to any of the attacks tried out by F-Secure researchers.


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