The Argentinian security expert claims to have uncovered a major flaw in the traffic system in in major cities around the world including London and New York.
A security expert claims to have uncovered a major flaw in the traffic system in in major cities around the world including London and New York. Cesar Cerrudo, an Argentinian security researcher with IoActive, says he can control traffic lights and even reroute traffic. He discovered is was possible to control the sensors embedded into the road and used by control systems to monitor traffic.  He was able to take control of the sensors –Sensys Networks VDS240 wireless vehicle detection systems– which are installed in 40 U.S. cities, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, DC, as well as in nine other countries. The system is comprised of magnetic sensors embedded in roadways that wirelessly collect data. More