Uber has hired two vehicle security researchers who demonstrated that they could hack into a moving Jeep and take over the vehicle remotely.
Charlie Miller, who was working with Twitter and Chris Valasek, who was with a security firm IOActive have taken new roles with Uber and will join soon.
The two people, who demonstrated how they could hack into a moving Jeep will join the company's Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh.
They will work along with dozens of other autonomous vehicle experts that were hired by the company.
A spokeswoman for Uber said that Miller and Valasek will work with the company's top security officers "to continue building out a world-class safety and security program at Uber."
After the duo's hacking demonstration coordinated with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the company has initiated a recall for 1.4 million vehicles to install software to prevent hackers from taking over the vehicle.