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Submission + - Researcher:Hackers can cause traffic jams by manipulating real-time traffic data (pcworld.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Hackers can influence real-time traffic-flow-analysis systems to make people drive into traffic jams or to keep roads clear in areas where a lot of people use Google or Waze navigation systems, a German researcher demonstrated at BlackHat Europe.

“You don’t need special equipment for this and you can manipulate traffic data worldwide,” Jeske said.

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Researcher:Hackers can cause traffic jams by manipulating real-time traffic data

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