Hyundai app exposed vehicles to high-tech thieves: researchers

April 25, 2017 By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) – Software vulnerabilities in a Hyundai Motor Co app that lets a car be started remotely made the company’s vehicles susceptible to theft from high-tech thieves for three months before the company fixed the bug in March, a cyber security firm said on Tuesday. Hyundai introduced a flaw in a Dec. 8, 2016 update to the mobile app for its Blue Link connected car software that made it possible for car thieves to locate vulnerable vehicles, unlock and start the vehicles, said…

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