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Mobile apps and stealing a connected car

The concept of a connected car, or a car equipped with Internet access, has been gaining popularity for the last several years. The case in point is not only multimedia systems (music, maps, and films are available on-board in modern luxury cars) but also car key systems in both literal and figurative senses. By using proprietary mobile apps, it is possible
Publish At:2017-02-16 21:30 | Read:1143 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Publications connected car Internet of Things Mobil

Tech firms want to save the auto industry—and the connected car—from itself

As we've noted before, Ars readers are extremely skeptical about the whole "connected car" thing. That's not because Ars is a technology site for luddites—the sad truth is that the car industry's approach to security lags far behind its desire to expose the inner thoughts of our cars to us via the cloud.Further ReadingFiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million cars o
Publish At:2016-06-09 15:05 | Read:1371 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cars Technica Risk Assessment connected car

Attacking Automobiles: Inside a Connected Car’s Points of Vulnerability

Hacking cars has made big headlines in recent months. Back in July of this year, security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek won the attention of the information security community and beyond when they successfully hacked a Jeep Cherokee’s computer via its Uconnect infotainment system.The duo was able to rewrite the automobile’s firmwar
Publish At:2015-10-20 14:30 | Read:1163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Vulnerability Management Arxan Charles Mil

Car Hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek will work at Uber

Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, the famous car hackers who recently demonstrated that some Fiat Chrysler cars can be remotely hijacked, have been hired by ridesharing giant Uber. The popular hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek who recently hackers a Fiat connected car have announced that they have been hired by the Uber
Publish At:2015-08-31 18:55 | Read:1037 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Car hacking connected car Mil

Tesla Motor sent a patch to fix flaws in its connected car

Tesla Motors Inc admitted to have sent an update to patch security vulnerabilities discovered by a couple of cyber security experts. Tesla Motors Inc has announced that it has distributed a software update to fix security vulnerabilities in the Tesla Model S sedan. According to the company an attacker by exploiting the flaw co
Publish At:2015-08-07 14:35 | Read:1173 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security automotive connected car Fiat

Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles After Jeep Cherokee PoC Hack

Fiat Chrysler has recalled 1.4 million vehicles following security researchers hacked a Jeep Cherokee remotely by exploiting a vulnerability in its systems. One of the arguments most debated in the hacking and security community this week is the recent hack of a Fiat Chrysler Jeep. The security experts Chris Valasek and Charli
Publish At:2015-07-25 11:40 | Read:879 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Car hacking connected car Fia

Hackers take over remotely a Fiat Chrysler connected car

The popular hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have demonstrated how to hack a connected car remotely. Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek do not need any introduction, they are two stars of the hacking community that have alerted several times automotive industry regarding the risks related to the hack of connected cars.
Publish At:2015-07-21 19:55 | Read:1025 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Car hacking connected car Fiat Chrysle

CONNECTED CARS: Which are risks for automated vehicles?

Findings reveal that there is a clear lack of appropriate security measures to protect drivers of a connected car against hackers. “Findings reveal that there is a clear lack of appropriate security measures to protect drivers against hackers who may be able to take control of a vehicle or against those who may wish to collect
Publish At:2015-03-22 17:40 | Read:1357 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Car hacking connected car IoT

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