"APA Cyber Security Briefing at the DAC"

Expect to buy a new car in the near future ? Be prepared to enter the "wild, wild west."

That's the assessment of a Detroit FBI agent who specializes in cyber security and the impact of hacking and other electronic threats on the future of what we drive.

Tom Winterhalter, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Detroit Division, Cyber Squad was one of four cyber security specialists who spoke Wednesday in Detroit before the Automotive Press Association. The discussion was about the future of connected automobiles and how the familiar hacking, data or credit card theft we know on the internet or our smart phones when shopping is migrating to every vehicle that comes off the production line as cars and trucks become more connected and autonomous.

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