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Senator Patty Murray @ UW CSE

photo photo2U.S. Senator Patty Murray visited UW CSE today for a discussion of cybersecurity issues with professors Yoshi Kohno and Ed Lazowska. Following the briefing, graduate students Karl Koscher, Franzi Roesner, and Alexei Czeskis demonstrated the security vulnerabilities of modern automobiles by controlling all aspects of a recent-model sedan from an Internet-connected laptop by exploiting vulnerabilities in the car’s telematics unit.