Will the next victims of computer hackers be motorists? The risk is real, not only possible but plausible, given the vulnerability of the 250 million or more cars, trucks and buses currently operating in the U.S. alone, all computer-controlled to a significant degree. “Wherever there is a computer, there is a threat,” Chris Preuss, president of General Motors Co.’s OnStar operations, tells Ward's. “It's a big threat,” agrees Phil Magney, vice president-Automotive Practice at ...

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