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Ashley Madison Hack Exposes Digital Weakness

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Up until a year ago, I drove a 1999 Dodge Caravan mini-van. It was dented, just starting to show rust in a couple of spots, and blemished on the interior with crayon marks from several children who had grown up riding around in it. As it turns out, it also may have been one of the safest cars on the road. New cars with all of the modern conveniences may look, feel and drive better than my old mini-van. But as media outlets (including the New York Times) have been reporting, hackers have found a way to break into the computer systems of some newer cars and take control of their various systems. In one Wired magazine article, a reporter…

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