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Hackers are now targeting car washes

Something as mundane as getting your car washed could now become a dangerous ordeal.

A group of security researchers have exposed the vulnerabilities in automatic car washes and proved just how easy it can be for hackers to target an internet-connected, drive-through car wash and damage vehicles.

Using an old pick-up truck to test their theory, the research team hacked an Internet-enabled PDQ LaserWash system, one of the most commonly used systems in the country, according to Motherboard.