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Hyundai mobile app exposed cars to high-tech thieves

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TORONTO - Software vulnerabilities in a Hyundai app that lets a car be started remotely made the company's vehicles susceptible to 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 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 them, said Tod Beardsley, research director with cyber securi

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