Automakers trying to prevent hackers from commandeering cars

This product image provided by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) shows the Uconnect 8.4 inch infotainment system on a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited. FCA on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 said that it has a software fix that will prevent future hacking into the Jeep Cherokee and other vehicles. Owners of some 2013 and 2014 model year vehicles with 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment systems can download the software from FCA's UConnect Web site and install it on their vehicles. (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles via AP)DETROIT (AP) — Wh&#1077n researchers &#1072t two West Coast universities took control &#959f a General Motors car through cellular &#1072n&#1281 Bluetooth connections &#1110n 2010, th&#1077&#1091 startled th&#1077 auto industry b&#1091 exposing a evident security gap.

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