Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Because of Hacking Risk

Fiat Chrysler has issued a safety recall affecting 1.4m vehicles in the US, after security researchers showed that one of its cars could be hacked. Security researchers have found that hackers are able to take control of the Jeep Cherokee via its internet-connected entertainment system, which connects to the mobile data network. Chrysler has issued a voluntary recall to update the software in affected vehicles. The company added that hacking its vehicles was a "criminal action." [7/31/15]