Search Results for "connected vehicles"

Survey: Consumers Wary of Connecting Vehicles

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

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)

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. 

Java is My Co-Pilot: Weighing the Security of Connected Cars

In-brief: scandals like the one gripping Volkswagen and the hack of vehicles by Chrysler Fiat have a common thread: a lack of transparency about the software that powers modern cars. A panel at the recent Security of Things Forum took up this issue, and we have the video to share. 

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4m Vehicles to Patch Wireless Vulnerability

In-brief: Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles to fix a software flaw that leaves the cars vulnerable to wireless hacks that could affect braking, steering and acceleration.