Williams forced to abandon virtual launch of new F1 car after app is targeted by hackers

WILLIAMS were forced to scrap their augmented reality car launch because their app was hacked. The F1 team planned an innovative unveiling that would’ve brought the car into people’s front homes. The team were forced to delete the app from the App Store and Play Store before unveiling their 2021 car on Twitter instead. The team said in a statement: “Williams Racing planned to reveal its 2021 challenger, the FW43B, via an augmented reality app later today (5th March). He said: “It’s a shame the augmented reality app got hacked and we couldn’t use it.”. The team showed off their new 2021 car in famous white and blue colours.

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