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Full Speed Ahead for Automotive Security Research

At the 2016 Black Hat security conference, automotive cybersecurity researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek demonstrated new ways to hack the 2014 Jeep Cherokee they compromised at the conference the year before. They were able to stop the vehicle from any speed in seconds, manipulate the steering so as to crash ...

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Automotive Security Moves Into Cyber Realm

The focus on the security of automobiles and the transportation sector as a whole (planes, trains, etc.) is steadily increasing. In 2015 we saw major vulnerabilities in automotive technology, in which researchers were able to remotely take control of vehicles, including the acceleration, braking, and steering. There were also reports of ...

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Model Hacking ADAS to Pave Safer Roads for Autonomous Vehicles

The last several years have been fascinating for those of us who have been eagerly observing the steady move towards autonomous driving. While semi-autonomous vehicles have existed for many years, the vision of fleets of fully autonomous vehicles operating as a single connected entity is very much still a thing ...

Consumer Threat Notices

What MWC 2019 Shows Us About the Future of Connectivity

The time has come to say goodbye to Barcelona as we wrap up our time here at Mobile World Congress (MWC). Although it’s hard to believe that the show is already over, MWC 2019 managed to deliver a slew of showstoppers that captured our attention. Here are some of my ...

Consumer Threat Notices

That’s a Wrap! Read the Top Technology Takeaways From CES 2019

The sun has finally set on The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Every year, practically everyone in the consumer electronics industry comes from all over to show off the latest and greatest cutting-edge innovations in technology. From flying taxis, self-driving suitcases, and robots that will fold your ...

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Today’s Connected Cars Vulnerable to Hacking, Malware

The McAfee Advanced Threat Research team recently published an article about threats to automobiles on the French site JournalAuto.com. Connected cars are growing rapidly in number and represent the next big step in personal transportation.

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DEFCON – Connected Car Security

Sometime in the distant past, that thing in your driveway was a car.  However, the “connected car is already the third-fastest growing technological device after phones and tablets.”  The days when a Haynes manual, a tool kit, and a free afternoon/week to work on the car are fast becoming a ...

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Are Embedded OEM Device Manufacturers Responsible for Device Security?

The blog was written by Tom Moore. Threats against the Industries Today’s devices are becoming more internet-connected as we speak. As our world becomes further intertwined with technology, new doors open directly into our lives for potential threats. Hackers are quickly advancing with their attacks, making it detrimental for end ...

Executive Perspectives

Technology companies should ‘at least do no harm’

Mobile World Congress (MWC) provides yet another opportunity for technology giants to flex their muscles and whip the industry into a frenzy. Even more-so than last year, mobile is a reflection of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the hyper-connected world we find ourselves living in. Following in the footsteps ...

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Unregulated at Any Speed: DoT’s Cybersecurity Policy for Self-Driving Cars

Despite headlines, hype, and hysteria, US government rightly chooses cybersecurity guidance over regulation. The Obama administration today unveiled its long-awaited safety policy for self-driving or automated vehicles (AVs). Despite the recent tragic death of a passenger travelling in a Tesla-built AV, and persistent discussions of spectacular cyber-sabotage scenarios, the government ...

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