When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International. Harman, now part of Samsung Electronics , has since developed its own cybersecurity product, and bought Israel-based cybersecurity company TowerSec for $70 million to help it overhaul manufacturing processes and scrutinize third-party supplier software. The expensive efforts have
Researchers printed up stickers to fool machine vision into thinking a stop sign was a speed limit sign.
A bid to force manufacturers to make cars and other devices more secure.
$22 worth of electronics is all it takes.
TORONTO - Software vulnerabilities in a Hyundai app that lets a car be started remotely made the company's vehicles susceptible to high-tech thieves for three months before the company fixed the bug in March, a cyber security firm said on Tuesday. Hyundai introduced a flaw in a Dec. 8 update to the mobile app for its Blue Link connected car software that made it possible for car thieves to locate vulnerable vehicles, unlock and start them, said Tod Beardsley, research director with cy
Wherever there are computers, there are hackers.
Car hacking criminal techniques exposed.
Bad boys, whatcha gonna do when BMW comes for you?
A ransomware attack by a hacker left Muni keeping its turnstiles open for free rides on Saturday.
Hacking into your own car is now legal.
Over a six month period, a pair of hackers broke into and stole more than 30 vehicles in the Houston area.
The senior manager of security architecture at FCA believes Jeeps weren't hacked per se.
Car hackers may not want to mess with vehicles in and around the Motor City. A pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would punish anyone who infiltrates a vehicle's electronic systems with penalties as harsh as life imprisonment.
A hacker has managed to link up his Amazon Echo so that all he has to do is mutter a few words and his GMC will start up. Welcome to the future, kids.
Independent researchers have uncovered major cyber-security weaknesses and emissions scams, but the government agencies that benefit most don't appreciate the help.
The three crises that rollicked the auto industry in recent months – a rising death toll related to the General Motors ignition-switch defect, the Jeep Cherokee hack and now the Volkswagen cheating scandal – all have one thing in common. Outsiders discovered the problems.