Cars Can Be Hacked Easily, Says Top Counter-Terrorism Officer
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"The peculiar circumstances of journalist Michael Hastings' death in Los Angeles last week have unleashed a wave of conspiracy theories.Now there's another theory to contribute to the paranoia: According to a prominent security analyst, technology exists that could've allowed someone to hack his car. Former U.S. National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism Richard Clarke told The Huffington Post that what is known about the single-vehicle crash is "consistent with a car cyber attack."*There have been several theories about the fatal car crash that caused the death of esteemed journalist, Michael Hastings. Prominent security analyist Richard Clarke, the former U.S. National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism, is saying that the evidence we have on Michael Hastings crash is actually consistent with a cyber attack; it is possible his car was hacked. Clarke is not a conspiracy theory crackpot-- his words should not be debunked as quackery. At the very least, the crash deserves much more investigation. If the allegations of car cyber attacks are even plausible, this is a truly terrifying development people the world over should care about. Cenk Uygur breaks it down. *Read more from Huffington Post:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/24/michael-hastings-car-hacked_n_3492339.htmlSupport The Young Turks by Subscribing http://www.youtube.com/user/theyoungturksLike Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tytnationFollow Us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/theyoungturksSupport TYT for FREE by doing your Amazon shopping through this link (bookmark it!) http://www.amazon.com/?tag=theyoungturks-20Buy TYT Merch: http://theyoungturks.spreadshirt.com/Support The Young Turks by becoming a member of TYT Nation at http://www.tytnetwork.com/member-options/. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth. In exchange, we provided members only bonuses! We tape a special Post Game show Mon-Thurs and you get access to the entire live show at your convenience in video, audio and podcast formats.