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CERT: Aftermarket Add-On Opens Cars To Life Threatening Hacks

In-brief: Carnegie Mellon CERT warned drivers that a popular aftermarket product for vehicles could leave them open to potentially “life threatening” wireless attacks. Update: added info on recommended remediation. PFR 4/8/2016

You’re Powerless to stop Vehicle Hacking, but read this FBI Advisory anyway

In-brief: eight months after security researchers demonstrated a remote software-based attack against a Fiat-Chrysler Jeep Cherokee, the FBI has issued an advisory addressing software based risks to vehicles. But the Bureau has few fixes for the problem.

Survey: Consumers Wary of Connecting Vehicles

In-brief: Consumers express concerns about connected cars and say they assume vehicles will be hacked. 

Auto OEM Harman Buys Security firm TowerSec

In-brief: HARMAN, the automobile supplier, said it will buy Tower Security, a maker of security technology for connected vehicles. 

The Car Hacking Hype Curve In Two Awesome Infographs

In-brief: Chris Poulin of IBM blogs over at Recorded Future that malicious attacks on connected vehicles are a couple of years off. But the genie is already out of the bottle.