Tire-sensors and the law
Posted Oct 13, 2012 2:29 UTC (Sat) by Max.Hyre
In reply to: Linux and automotive computing security
Parent article: Linux and automotive computing security
My understanding (i.e., I'm too lazy to look it up right
now) is that the law mandates these radio transmitters for
tire sensors, and actually prohibits doing it by comparing
wheel rotation rates. Of course, using sensors
already in place (for ABS &c.) would markedly reduce the
attack surface. I've always wondered whether this was
done so that all new cars are now trackable remotely for
some small-ish value of remote.
Now who would want that?
(/me puts on tinfoil hat back on)
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