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Consumers and businesses have become increasingly aware of the dangers associated with hackers.

In recent years, hackers have stolen the personal information of millions of Americans.

Now, several car companies are concerned that they are now able to put your life in danger.

Fiat Chrysler released an urgent software update for several Internet-connected vehicles after it learned that two hackers were able to take control of a Jeep Cherokee from miles away and crash it into a ditch.

According to Wired, the hackers were able to turn on the Jeep’s windshield wipers, shut the engine down on the highway, take control of the steering wheel and disable the brakes.

The hackers then alerted Fiat Chrysler of the vulnerability, which led to the software update.

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