Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Vlasek made headlines last month when they hacked a Jeep while it was driving down the highway at 70 MPH. The willing target? Wired writer Andy Greenberg.From a distance, Miller and Vlasek were able to control the Jeep’s vents, the radio, the windshield wipers, and more. Though the pair obviously didn’t do anything to put Greenberg’s life in danger, the hack gave them the ability to to control the Jeep’s entertainment system along with steering and braking controls.
Uber hires the security duo behind the crazy Jeep hack
Now comes word via Reuters that both Miller and Vlasek will be heading to Uber where they’ll work within the company’s Advanced Technologies Center, located in Pittsburgh,