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An unpatchable flaw in CAN protocol expose modern cars to hack

Experts discovered a flaw in CAN protocol that could be exploited by an attacker to disable safety systems of connected cars, including power-steering. Almost any function in modern vehicles, from brakes to accelerator, is electronically controlled, this means that the surface of attack is dramatically enlarging. We discussed car hacking several times, ex
Publish At:2017-08-18 14:30 | Read:355205 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking automotive CAN bus Car hacking

Tesla Patches Vulnerabilities that Allowed Remote Takeover of Model S Car

Tesla has patched a number of vulnerabilities that allowed attackers to remotely take control over certain features in its Model S car.Researchers at the Keen Security Lab of Tencent, a Chinese tech company, exploited the vulnerabilities to successfully seize control of the CAN bus that operates many vehicle systems in the car. They did so by connecting the
Publish At:2016-09-20 12:40 | Read:385391 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News CAN bus hack Keen Security Lab Tencent

Lawsuit counterproductive for automotive industry

By Chris Valasek @nudehaberdasherIt came to my attention that there is a lawsuit attempting to seek damages against automakers revolving around their cars being hackable (http://www.networkworld.com/article/2895535/microsoft-subnet/ford-gm-and-toyota-are-being-sued-for-dangerous-defects-in-their-hackable-cars.html). The lawsuit cites Dr. Charlie Miller̵
Publish At:2015-03-25 06:15 | Read:222134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Automotive CAN bus CAN hacking CAN network car hacking car s

Life in the Fast Lane

By Chris Valasek @nudehaberdasherHi Internet Friends, Chris Valasek here. You may remember me from educational films such as “Two Minus Three Equals Negative Fun”. If you have not heard,  IOActive officially launched our Vehicle Security Service offering.I’ve received several questions about the service and plan to answer th
Publish At:2015-01-27 15:25 | Read:470646 | Comments:0 | Tags:Automotive CAN bus CAN hacking CAN network car hacking car s

Lavish Cars with Wireless Technology and Dashboards Can Be Hacked

Hackers have now got the knowledge and ability to track down dashboard technology and intercept crucial info from cars and especially luxury ones. It has been reported that cars wit fitted wireless technology can be hacked by experts and cause grave problems to their owners. Hackers have now got the knowledge and ability to tr
Publish At:2014-12-28 15:05 | Read:253338 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Security CAN bus Car hacking cars Keyless technology

Car Hacking 2: The Content

By Chris Valasek @nudehaberdasherDoes everyone remember when those two handsome young gentlemen controlled automobiles with CAN message injection (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqe6S6m73Zw)? I sure do. However, what if you don’t have the resources to purchase a car, pay for insurance, repairs to the car, and so on? Fear not Internet! Chris
Publish At:2014-08-12 01:40 | Read:183090 | Comments:0 | Tags:CAN bus CAN hacking CAN network car hacking charlie miller c


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