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Researchers Prove Connected Cars Can Be Tracked – IEEE Spectrum

In-brief: research from the University of Twente in The Netherlands suggests that vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications may enable passive surveillance of a vehicle’s movements, raising privacy concerns. 

House Committee to discuss Bill to outlaw Car Hacking

  In-brief: The U.S. House of Representatives will take up proposed legislation on Wednesday that would make tampering with the software that runs connected vehicles a crime punishable with a $100,000 fine.

Automotive Developers Bearish on Hack-Proofing Cars

Software developers working within the automotive industry are pessimistic about their ability to secure connected cars. A lack of support from employers is a big reason why, according to a Ponemon Institute survey. In-brief: Software developers working within the automotive industry are pessimistic about their ability to secure connected cars, a Ponemon Institute survey reveals.

Report: Fear of lawsuits chills car hack research | TheHill

In-brief: The Department of Transportation is weighing policies governing independent security researchers’ work on connected vehicles. But security industry experts worry that overreach could put a chill on independent research on connected cars. 

Report: Era of Automobile Hacking has just begun

  In-brief:Caught between nifty new wireless features and ossified attitudes, automakers are just beginning to wake up to the security problems in vehicles. Strap on your seatbelt.