Was the car of DC driver Miriam Carey hacked?

So much we still don’t know about the case of the woman shot to death by the Secret Service and the U.S. Capitol Police on Oct. 3, 2013. Miriam Carey drove hundreds of miles from CT before being killed in a car chase between the White House and Capitol Hill. http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/style/2014/11/26/how-miriam-careys-u-turn-at-a-white-house-checkpoint-led-to-her-death/

Something to consider is that recently hackers revealed that they could take control of a car and crash it into a ditch by remotely breaking into its systems from 10 miles away while sitting on their sofa. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3169724/Hackers-control-Jeep-Cherokee-crash-ditch-gaining-access-entertainment-amid-concerns-cars-vulnerable.html#ixzz3gY5PfYWm

Security experts cut out the engine and applied the brakes on the Jeep Cherokee – sending it into a spin.

The US hackers said they used just a laptop and mobile phone to access the Jeep’ s on-board systems via its wireless Internet connection.

They claim that more than 470,000 cars made by Fiat Chrysler could be at risk of being attacked by similar means – including those driven in the UK.

The breach was revealed by security researchers Charlie Miller, a former staffer at the NSA, and Chris Valasek.

They worked with Andy Greenberg, a writer with tech website Wired.com, who drove the Jeep Cherokee on public roads in St Louis, Missouri.

In his disturbing account Greenberg described how the air vents started blasting out cold air and the radio came on full blast.

The windscreen wipers turned on with wiper fluid, blurring the glass and a picture of the two hackers appeared on the car’s digital display to signify they had gained access.

see Wired story: http://www.wired.com/2015/07/hackers-remotely-kill-jeep-highway/

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