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Defending Against Car Hacking: Tips, Tricks, & Tesla (Infographic)

Connected cars require increased vigilance to ensure their safety. While some of today’s cars have documented vulnerabilities (e.g. the infamous hacked Jeep), Tesla has been steadfast in its efforts to defend against car-hacking efforts. The Silicon Valley automaker even works with “white hat” hackers to proactively identify and fix security flaws. And, Tesla’s robust efforts often involve substantial rewards.

Musk Warns Governors About Homicidal Robots & Other AI Dangers

Elon Musk was the keynote speaker at the National Governors Association conference in Providence, Rhode Island, last weekend. He used the occasion to remind the group of his oft voiced concerns about artificial intelligence, calling it the “biggest risk we face as a civilization.” In the absence of appropriate government regulations, Musk fears AI could progress to the point where homicidal robots roam the cities of the world, making them even more dangerous than Chicago.