Security flaw in BMW cars patched up
February 3 , 2015
BMW has reportedly fixed a security loophole that left more than 2 million cars vulnerable to hackers. According to media reports, models fitted with the firm’s ConnectedDrive software were affected by the flaw.
BMW said the software controlled door locks, traffic updates, and air conditioning, but not functions such as steering and brakes. Though no vehicle was hacked, a motorist identified the flaw. The patch will be applied automatically. Data from the car would now be encrypted through HTTPS, the car-maker said.