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      09-15-2012, 03:22 AM   #1
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Software Upgrade for OBD port vulnerability announced

BMW announces a dealer software upgrade to fix the issue as Reported in AutoExpress
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/bmw/602...-hi-tech-theft

A BMW spokesman confirmed that the upgrade will be carried out by dealers free of charge. Owners with affected cars should contact their BMW dealers or call BMW’s hotline on 0800 083 4397.

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      09-15-2012, 05:05 AM   #2
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I can't find the article you linked to. Is this only for UK customers?
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Found it:

http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/bmw/602...-hi-tech-theft

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I can't find the article you linked to. Is this only for UK customers?
Telephone details are for UK customers only but i presume non-UK customers can enquire and book directly with their local BMW dealer.

It may not be available immediately (in UK, only X5/X6 available now, other models being added over 8 weeks i presume to avoid dealers being swamped with calls) but there should be a fix in due course.
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Thanks. The link works now.
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