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BMW Fixes Security Flaw That Allowed Hackers to Unlock Doors

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German carmaker BMW has fixed a security flaw that seemingly allowed hackers to unlock the doors of over 2 million Rolls-Royce, Mini and BMW vehicles. Officials at the luxury manufacturer said the flaw affected cars equipped with the company’s Connected Drive software using on-board SIM cards. BMW drivers can use the software and SIMs to activate door locking mechanisms as well as a range of other services include real-time traffic information and air conditioning. The security risk occurred when the data was transmitted. The ADAC, Germany’s largest automobile club, had discovered the security gap which essentially left cars vulnerable to…

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