If a car dealership ever claims your stereo unit got a virus from pirated MP3s on an iPod connect via 3.5mm audio cable, they’re wrong. Dead wrong. So wrong, you should punch them in the face. [Reddit]
FYI: Car Stereos Don't Get Viruses From iPods
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