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Cars in the Crosshairs: Automakers, Regulators Take on Cybersecurity

If I were to ask you to imagine someone hacking a car, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Let me guess: You’re picturing someone wearing a black hoodie and a ...
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Widespread Threats Target Automotive Companies

The technology footprint of today’s automobiles surpasses that of our laptops and other devices: The typical personal computer operating system runs on 20 million to 50 million lines of code. But each ...
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How Virtualization Helps Secure Connected Cars

Connected cars create opportunities to deliver enhanced customer experiences. At the same time, they also have the potential to provide high cost and revenue benefits. This is true for connected car companies, ...
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Protecting Connected Cars from Cyberattack

The smart features built into new cars open the door to serious cyber threats. Linked to the internet, connected cars offer cybercriminals the potential ability to remotely access and manipulate the data ...
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Connected Cars, Smart Homes Remain Targets 

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) released a smart car safety report detailing how connected cars expand the potential of cyberattacks. Several years ago, IOActive researchers (among others) proved that it’s ...
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80% of Drivers Don’t Remove Personal Information Before Selling Their Car

80% of Drivers Don’t Remove Personal Information Before Selling Their Car

Four in five drivers don’t remove their personal information before selling their car, a new survey from Which? reveals. Between December 2019 and February 2020, the consumer advisory group surveyed more than ...
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Transportation and Security: Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Software Glitches

Spring has rained down on the aviation industry with a couple of rough storms. On the heels of multiple airlines having to delay nearly 800 flights due to an unidentified glitch in ...
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How to Prevent Connected Carjacking

How to Prevent Connected Carjacking

Most people reading this article will drive a connected car, which is essentially a car that can link to the Internet. GPS enables us to navigate through unknown territory. Smart radio selects ...

What Will it Take to Accelerate Connected Car Security?

In late April, it was Volkswagen and Audi in the headlines, when their in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems were found vulnerable to remote hacking. By mid-May, it was BMW, in the thick of ...