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Chrysler recalls 1.4M cars to fix hacking problem

A software update is available to stop hackers from taking control of cars wirelessly. Also, YouTube has plans for virtual-reality videos.

Maybe connected cars shouldn't be so... connected.

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million US vehicles to patch a software issue that makes it possible for hackers to take control of a car wirelessly . The move comes days after researchers demonstrated the ability to break into the UConnect entertainment system remotely over a cell network. The hackers could send commands to kill the car's engine , stop the brakes and control the steering wheel -- among other things:

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Chrysler recalls 1.4M cars to fix hacking problem