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Cyber Crime

Lipinski Continues Efforts to Keep Cars and Other Transportation Safe from Cyber Attacks ‎in Wake of Fiat Chrysler Recall

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is continuing his efforts to keep transportation safe from cyber attacks as Fiat Chrysler recalls about 1.4 million cars and trucks that were shown to be vulnerable to hackers taking control. Seven months before the Fiat Chrysler security problem was exposed, Lipinski called on the Government Accountability Office to identify the current and foreseeable cyber vulnerabilities of vehicles, especially those impacting safety, privacy, and homeland security. He also pushed for more information regarding research and development efforts the Department of Transportation is undertaking to address and communicate these cyber risks. "As the 'internet of...