Updating lexus gps
As more automakers embrace over-the-air software updates as a way to push out necessary fixes to vehicle owners, the prospect of unreliable and malicious updates causing real world disruptions has grown. While automakers have embraced the Internet and mobile applications as a way to improve the experience for owners, they have not adapted to the role of commercial software vendors, security experts agree.Ken Munro of the firm Pen Test Partners, which recently demonstrated security holes in a wireless access point found in some Mitsubishi vehicles said that security issues related to software running on vehicles are often “not on (carmakers) radar.” Craig Smith, an expert on connected vehicle security, said he sees a “split” in the automotive sector, with some car makers embracing open architectures and open source approaches to vehicle software, while others insist on closed ecosystems using proprietary software.The failure has left Lexus owners and renters fuming about the loss of in-car entertainment and navigation features as rumors fly, including that the bogus update was the result of a third party malicious application, a hack of Lexus, itself, and even U. In voicing complaints on Lexus Facebook page, owners describe quirky behavior beginning on Tuesday.A Facebook user with the name Rod Perry described the onset of problems with the so-called “headend” unit on Tuesday for a Lexus he bought just days before.I see "USB" on the official sites, but then I'm seeing information that the USB is just for the activation code or something. If that's the case and it can only be modified at a dealer, there probably won't even be anything in the menus about updating - I'll have to check that.Damn, if the car were just 1 year older I'd be able to do this myself.
Insert the new updated DVD into the slot on the unit.
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