Until now, the United States’ cyber warfare policy has been one of defense, with a few noteworthy exceptions. Indeed, President Obama’s 2012 Presidential Policy Directive 20 (PPD-20) required a complex and lengthy interagency legal process before approval of any offensive cyber operation.
A modern vehicle is the most expensive computer that you own. While car hacking may seem like science fiction, today’s cars have serious security vulnerabilities. These security gaps could allow a remote hacker to take control of vehicles’ computer systems and cause crashes.