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9 Coolest Hacks Of 2015
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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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1/16/2016 | 10:15:46 AM
Re: Old ways is best.
"Nothing was sacred--not even police cars."

Sounds like the opening line of a Ray Bradbury story.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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1/16/2016 | 10:14:17 AM
Re: Old ways is best.
@Kelly: Okay, fine.  I *really* drive an older car because I'm conservative and frugal.  Happy?  ;)

Of course, I don't really consider a 2012 vehicle "older."  Until recently I was driving a 2004 model -- and I don't even consider that *that* old.
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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12/30/2015 | 11:03:22 AM
Re: Old ways is best.
Nothing was sacred--not even police cars. 
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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12/30/2015 | 10:55:03 AM
Re: Old ways is best.
"... older police cruisers that were hacked, too? "

Wow, I was just writing and wondering when this would happen too. :--))
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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12/30/2015 | 10:52:10 AM
Re: Old ways is best.
"Old ways is best."

Ture. You never know, they may figure out a way to hack the hardware, with this trend that we go through anything is possible. :--)))
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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12/30/2015 | 10:49:46 AM
Re: Awesome but dangerous
"... however it was a very dangerous way to prove a point ..."

I agree. At the same time it would not have made the news if it was not dangerous, would it?
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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12/30/2015 | 10:48:03 AM
Re: Car Hacking
"... how it is "Cool" to hack a car ..."

I hear you. It is cool to hack a car as if you are remotely controlling a drone. Is that really not fun? :--)).
Dr.T
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12/30/2015 | 10:46:11 AM
Car hacking
My favorite was the car hacking in 2015. We have been talking about for years that cars intelligent so target for the bad guys bit nobody was listening, it made a little bit news in 2015.
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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12/30/2015 | 10:06:07 AM
Re: Old ways is best.
Not so fast, @JoeStanganelli. Did you read my story about the older police cruisers that were hacked, too? Bad guys with purpose and access can hack non-networked cars, too. =) (See the Coolest Hacks story for more deets).

 

 
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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12/25/2015 | 11:22:46 AM
Old ways is best.
This, among other reasons, is why I drive an older car.  Not hackable.  :)
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