Researchers from the firm Regulus Cyber say that they demonstrated a type of GPS spoofing attack that caused vehicles by Tesla to veer off the road. The impact could be much broader than just Tesla, however.
A programming glitch in GPS satellite software grounded planes in China and other countries. But what does it tell us about the security of the Internet of Things? Bill Malik of Trend Micro joins us to discuss.
In this week’s episode (#130): we speak with security researcher Troy Hunt, founder of HaveIBeenPwned.com about his latest disclosure: a trove of more than 700 million online account credentials he’s calling “Collection #1.” Also we speak to Martin Hagen of the Norwegian device firm Tailit about how failing a security audit of the company’s GPS watch sparked a security make-over at the company.
Security researchers warned of a serious vulnerability in a GPS service by the China-based firm ThinkRace exposes sensitive data in scores of GPS services, more than two years after the hole was discovered and reported to the firm. (Update: added comment from John van den Oever, the CEO of one2track B.V – PFR 1/3/2018)
Sensors and security holes are common companions on a range of connected toys and consumer devices available to consumers this holiday season.