Can your car get hacked?

Your car’s computers know much more about you than you may realize. They’re constantly tracking your driving behavior, speed, seat belt use, and more.

Because your car is networked, outside infiltration of your private data represents a serious threat to consumers. But misuse or inappropriate lawful use of that data is also a concern. In 2011, GM’s OnStar division came under fire when it said it had the right to share location data with third parties. Likewise, data from apps used in your car’s infotainment system could be sold to advertisers.

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