Uber Hires Hackers To Prevent Not-So-Immediate Threat
Although Uber has hired two computer security experts, remote car hacking is still more of a potential threat than an immediate one.By Christian Bryant | August 29, 2015
The guys who famously hacked a 2014 Jeep Cherokee earlier this year have a new assignment at ride-sharing service Uber.
Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have reportedly quit their jobs to work at Uber's Advanced Technologies Center, the department of the company working on self-driving cars and robotics research. (Video via Wired)
We don't know exactly what Miller and Valasek will be doing at Uber, but one could guess the two computer security engineers will be working on — what else? — security.