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Thales offers cybersecurity solutions and services to secure connected cars
2021-07-09 02:00

Car manufacturers require reliable connectivity and cybersecurity solutions to bring more convenience and secure services for drivers, passengers and automotive players. To build securely connected solutions and meet the requirements of new regulations such as UNECE WP29 , car makers can rely on Thales.

Top 5 security risks to connected cars, according to Trend Micro
2021-02-16 14:02

Analysts from Trend Micro rate DDoS attacks and electronic jamming as some of the highest cybersecurity risks for connected cars. A new report from Trend Micro analyzes a day in the travels of a connected car to identify the cyberattacks most likely to succeed.

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2021: Robot Overlords No, Connected Car Hacks Yes
2020-11-27 14:00

Sadly, continued attacks against healthcare and medical infrastructure will probably lead to serious consequences going into 2021. While there have been no known attacks against over-the-air updates to vehicle software, it will become a growing concern as more manufacturers adopt the technology.

Are we doing enough to protect connected cars?
2020-04-15 04:30

Hackers could remotely interfere with a connected vehicle and disrupt safety critical systems and functions including the engine, brakes, and steering wheel, causing the driver to lose control. As drivers crave more personalization and customization features, vehicles will be even more connected and will need the ability to host and process in-vehicle updates safely.

Trustonic to contribute to the development of secure connected car technologies
2020-02-20 01:00

Mobile security leader Trustonic announces that it has joined the Car Connectivity Consortium to contribute to the development of technical specifications for secure connected car technologies. Its current priorities include Digital Key, an exciting new open standard to allow smart devices to act as a vehicle key, and Car Data which will connect consumers to service providers offering tailored services enhanced by vehicle data, such as pay-how-you-drive insurance, road monitoring, and fleet management.

Connected Cars Moving Targets for Hackers
2020-01-10 04:13

As cars evolve into rolling mobile computers, the potential for disastrous cyber attacks has become a new road hazard. New car models are packed with computer chips, sensors and mobile technology that hackers could exploit to sabotage systems or commandeer controls.

ISARA showcases first quantum-safe connected car
2020-01-07 14:48

ISARA is among several Canadian technology innovators selected by the APMA - Canada's national automotive association representing OEM producers of parts, equipment, tools, supplies, advanced technology, and services for the worldwide automotive industry - for inclusion in the demonstration car at APMA's booth within the Smart Cities showcase. "As cars become ever smarter and more connected, data security is an integral component of driver safety," said ISARA CEO and Co-founder Scott Totzke.

Connected Cars Could be a Threat to National Security, Group Claims
2019-08-05 15:44

Attack on Connected Cars Could Could Kill Thousands, Advocacy Group Claims read more

Cyberattacks on connected cars could gridlock entire cities
2019-07-31 10:40

It would require taking over and stranding 20% of a city's cars to freeze traffic, and only 10% to impede ambulances, physicists calculate.

Mitsubishi Electric develops cyber defense technology for connected cars
2019-01-23 02:00

Mitsubishi Electric has developed a multi-layered defense technology that protects connected vehicles from cyber attacks by strengthening their head unit’s defense capabilities. The technology...