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Definition Of "Device" Continues To Expand: Automobiles Increasingly Vulnerable To Viruses

|Includes: Wave Systems Corp. (WAVX)

Published Earlier on SeekingAlpha under the Symbols Below Wednesday, August 22, 11:06 AM An academic report concludes that as automobiles become increasingly computerized, they also become more vulnerable to viruses. Just like any machine that transmits bits of information wirelessly, hackers in theory could intercept and redirect packets of information from on-board computer systems. Look for cybersecurity firms such as CHKP, SYNC, FIRE, Intel's McAfee unit, and private firm Escrypt to create more products to address the growing issue. (full report .pdf)