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Connected cars are still insecure, say cyber security experts

The latest hack of a Nissan Leaf highlights further insecurities of new vehicle systems, writes Freddie Holmes

It’s been a while since the last high profile hack of a connected car broke headlines. Most recently, reports of a Nissan Leaf being hacked in February grabbed the attention of consumers and industry stakeholders. Before that, a Jeep Cherokee’s infotainment system was breached in July 2015. The latest hack highlights yet another vulnerability within new cars – this time in a fully electric vehicle.

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