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Police Agencies Use Cars as Backdoors to Break Into Phones
Police Agencies Use Cars as Backdoors to Break Into Phones

7 May 2021, 07:12 UTC / Law enforcement has found a way to access data stored on mobile devices using kits that connect to the cars to extract the information

 
Tech Giants Join Forces to Block Hackers From Breaking Into Cars
Tech Giants Join Forces to Block Hackers From Breaking Into Cars

2 Apr 2021, 07:19 UTC / McAfee and Panasonic have announced a partnership for the creation of Vehicle Security Operation Centers to prevent car cyberattacks

 
This Small Device Protects a Car with a PIN Code, Makes It Impossible to Steal
This Small Device Protects a Car with a PIN Code, Makes It Impossible to Steal

9 Jan 2021, 19:07 UTC / The Stealth Immobiliser is a new device whose purpose is to make car thefts a thing of the past by protecting a car with a user-defined PIN code

 
The Future of Car Hacking Is Almost Here
The Future of Car Hacking Is Almost Here

20 Dec 2020, 21:30 UTC / Old-school vehicles, especially those in which the smartest piece of technology on board is the driver's smartphone, will probably become the least stolen

 
Mercedes-Benz C-Class W203 Instrument Cluster Hacked to Display Custom Text
Mercedes-Benz C-Class W203 Instrument Cluster Hacked to Display Custom Text

12 Sep 2020, 11:19 UTC / Reverse engineering project allows developer to display custom text on the Mercedes W203 instrument cluster using an Android tablet

 
Hackers Could Hijack Lane Keeping Systems to Control Your Car, Experts Warn
Hackers Could Hijack Lane Keeping Systems to Control Your Car, Experts Warn

20 Aug 2020, 09:36 UTC / The United Kingdom is pushing for Automated Lane Keep Systems (ALKS) to become mandatory on new cars, yet security experts warn of huge risks

 
Stalker Remotely Tracks and Controls Ex's Land Rover, Easy-Peasy
Stalker Remotely Tracks and Controls Ex's Land Rover, Easy-Peasy

8 Nov 2019, 13:10 UTC / Man pleads guilty of cyberstalking after using woman’s VIN to install app that tracked her car movements and offered him limited access to the vehicle

 
Can Cars Be Hacked? Verimatrix CSO Asaf Ashkenazi Says Yes. By Anyone
Can Cars Be Hacked? Verimatrix CSO Asaf Ashkenazi Says Yes. By Anyone

25 May 2019, 10:26 UTC / "Anyone with internet access can attack the car from anywhere in the world," says in an interview Asaf Ashkenazi, Verimatrix CSO

 
How to Hack a Tesla Model S Using "Free Burgers"
How to Hack a Tesla Model S Using "Free Burgers"

24 Nov 2016, 12:18 UTC / This is a method that's been used for years to gain access to personal information. You know what they say, if a burger sounds too good to be true... it is

 
Hacking a Car Might Lead to Life in Prison, According to New Bill
Hacking a Car Might Lead to Life in Prison, According to New Bill

3 May 2016, 13:56 UTC / Two Michigan senators proposed a bill which would lead to lifetime imprisonment for those found guilty of hacking a car. The bill has not passed

 
Nissan Leaf Vehicles Vulnerable to Hackers, Carmaker Working on a Fix
Nissan Leaf Vehicles Vulnerable to Hackers, Carmaker Working on a Fix

26 Feb 2016, 09:47 UTC / The NissanConnect EV app, linked to the Leaf electric vehicle, has been hacked. The Japanese carmaker has disabled the service to protect its customers

 
Hack Your Car and You Could Get a $100,000 Fine from the Government
Hack Your Car and You Could Get a $100,000 Fine from the Government

19 Oct 2015, 09:58 UTC / Hacking cars can affect the safety of other motorists, obviously. But there also some instances when hacking is done to help cars get better

 
Car Makers Join Forces to Form an Alliance Against Cybersecurity Threats
Car Makers Join Forces to Form an Alliance Against Cybersecurity Threats

24 Aug 2015, 21:02 UTC / After the Jeep Cherokee hacking fiasco, the industry is trying to prevent any further mishaps such as that and manufacturers are joining forces

 
This Bad Boy Gizmo Allows You to Hack Any Car Using Only a Computer or Laptop
This Bad Boy Gizmo Allows You to Hack Any Car Using Only a Computer or Laptop

26 Mar 2015, 17:05 UTC / It's about the size of a credit card and costs about $60, but the CANtact can hack into your car. Are you starting to panick?

 
Watch Dogs Prank Gives People Hacking Powers over Cars and Traffic Lights
Watch Dogs Prank Gives People Hacking Powers over Cars and Traffic Lights

19 May 2014, 15:14 UTC / They say that Superman is the ultimate hero because of his power, but after playing Watch Dogs, many people will want to have hacking skills instead of super strength. An open-world action advent...