Uber takes researchers to those vulnerabilities in Chrysler cars found




Uber has two security researchers previously showed that the brakes of Chrysler cars remotely disable offered a job. The researchers will extend from Tuesday for the company engage in autonomous vehicles.

It is about Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, working respectively for Twitter and the security company IOActive. They make from next week part of Uber, as reported Reuters.

Miller and Valasek join Ubers research center in Pittsburgh, which in February was opened. The watch dozens of employees of the Uber Advanced Technologies Center how to improve the security and autonomy of vehicles. They are collaborating with Carnegie Mellon University.

The two researchers received worldwide attention in July for discovering vulnerabilities in the onboard system of recent Chrysler cars. They showed that attackers on the Internet, for example, the brakes suddenly can turn on or off. Fiat Chrysler cried therefore 1.4 million cars back.


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