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Australia's car industry needs cybersecurity rules to deal with the hacking threat

  • Written by Tanveer Zia, Associate Professor in Computing, Charles Sturt University
imageCars are basically computers on wheels. That means they can be hacked.Floris Looijesteijn/Flickr, CC BY-SA

It’s common to hear modern cars referred to as computers on wheels. They boast sensors that measure fuel and braking, along with built-in navigation and infotainment systems. These digital systems could be hacked and Australia needs to...

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