Connected Cars News, Articles and Updates

The future of connected cars: overcoming the cyber-security threat

Professor Pete Lockhart discusses the increased threat from cyber-security with the proliferation of connected and autonomous road vehicles.

5*StarS consortium to focus on cyber-security for autonomous vehicles

The UK's 5*StarS consortium will receive a grant from Innovate UK to create the Automotive Cyber Security through Assurance project to test the cyber-security of connected cars.

Hired Hackers target driverless car tech prompting threat sharing colab

A group of cyber mercenaries targeted Baidu's driverless car technology prompting the tech company to beef up security.

Connected cars - addressing concerns around public safety

Stephen Morrow discusses that automotive manufacturers have been focusing so much on adding functionality and usability to connected cars that they haven't properly considered the threats

Hackers crack Tesla CAN Bus, DoT issues policy for securing connected car

Researchers claim they were able to crack into Tesla's CAN Bus to achieve remote control of the electric car and the DoT just issued a new policy concerning automated vehicles.

Volkswagon bug: 100M vehicles vulnerable to door unlocking hack

Nearly 100 million Volkswagen vehicles are affected by a vulnerability that would allow an attacker to remotely and discreetly unlock a car without a key.

Putting the brakes on car hacking

To achieve the best possible protection for connected cars, authentication and authorisation between entities and devices exchanging data is simply mandatory says Ameneh Zaher.

Why OEMs need to pay attention to security in the connected car

Lars Thyroff discusses the importance of best practices for intelligent digital security in a connected car to enable trust in the device, data and network.