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Comment: Re:Is the process so complex.... (Score 1) 620

by stph (#13556703) Attached to: GMC to Begin Remotely Scanning Cars for Trouble
If diagnosis from a distance is easy, it seems to me to be just as easy to (from a software perspective) to disable it from a distance. Shutting down the engine is just another command to engine management system. It would need some safeguards like only allowing the command when the vehicle were stopped and such. That sort of capability is what worries me with respect to hackers, hijackers, and such. Stph

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