A former Uber executive was charged Thursday in federal court on allegations that he arranged to pay hackers $100,000 to cover up a high-tech heist that stole the personal information about 57 million of the ride-hailing service’s users and drivers during 2016. The criminal complaint filed Thursday against Joseph Sullivan, Uber's former chief security officer, alleges that the hackers shared the data with a third person — who may still have it. Sullivan, 52, previously served as an assistant
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.