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Podcast: Interview with Car Hacker Chris Valasek of IOActive

In-brief: Security Ledger Editor in Chief Paul Roberts speaks with Chris Valasek, the Director of Vehicle Research at IOActive about the work he and Charlie Miller did to develop wireless based attacks that control the braking, steering and acceleration of late model Chrysler vehicles. 

Hacking Connected Vehicles with Chris Valasek of IOActive

Chris Valasek, the Director of Vehicle Research at IOActive speaks with Security Ledger Editor in Chief Paul Roberts about his recent research on vulnerabilities in late model vehicles by Chrysler. Valasek and his partner Charlie Miller recently demonstrated a way to take control of a Jeep Cherokee wirelessly using software based attacks.

Fiat Chrysler Launches Public Bug Bounty – But It’s Not All That

In-brief: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has unveiled a public “bounty” program that will pay security researchers up to $1,500 dollars for information on vulnerabilities in software used in conjunction with the company’s vehicles. Don’t get too excited. 

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

Update: DHS Funding Research into secure updates for Vehicles

    In-brief: the Department of Homeland Security is putting $4 million towards to research projects aimed at securing connected cars. (Updated to add comments from Dan Massey of DHS. – PFR 11/10/2015)