Fiat Chrysler recalls 7,810 Jeep SUVs for software vulnerability
Sunday, September 6, 2015
7,810 Jeep US (FCA US) said on Friday. This recall affects some 2015 model .are to be recalled in order to address a in the vehicles' entertainment systems which allows the vehicles to be "hacked" — allows vehicle software security to be compromised —
FCA US said exploiting the vulnerability would take "unique and extensive technical knowledge, prolonged physical access to a subject vehicle and extended periods of time to write code.” They said there are no known instances where the software vulnerability has caused injury to anyone.
They said owners of affected cars can fix the software vulnerability by inserting a device containing ainto a port inside the car.
Another 1.4 million vehicles manufactured by the company have also been recalled last month, whenhackers discovered they were able to hack and disable the engines of the affected vehicles remotely.
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