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Don't Let This Be YOU: Mazda bricks Radios with Software Defect

 ARS Technica article on Mazda radio defect by  JONATHAN M. GITLIN  -  2/9/2022 SummARY: A critical real-time defect in Mazda radios was triggered by a Seattle radio station.  If you were unfortunate enough to have this  2014 to 2017  Mazda radio and live in the Seattle area listening to  94.9 FM , the radio was no longer usable.  Files with no extension were (like .jpg) were the use case that sent the radio into constant reboot condition rendering it useless.  Read the full article at link above.  Yes, I was slow to find this gem.  Please share if you find more like it!