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Hackers find ways to break systems

Date: April 24, 2007

Two security experts have discovered a way to inject false messages - some amusing and others potentially frightening - into car satellite navigation (satnav) systems.

Andrea Barisani, chief security engineer for Inverse Path, and Daniele Bianco, a hardware hacker at Inverse Path, used off-the-shelf equipment to transmit messages to their car satnav system warning of conditions ranging from foggy weather to terrorist attacks. They presented their findings on Friday at CanSecWest a security conference taking place this week in Vancouver.
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