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Ethical Hacker Finds Out SiriusXM Can Unlock and Start Cars, Got There Ahead of Bad Guys
Ethical Hacker Finds Out SiriusXM Can Unlock and Start Cars, Got There Ahead of Bad Guys

3 Dec 2022, 09:19 UTC · By: Tim McKenzie / We live in a connected world where we are increasingly at risk in a variety of ways, but thank goodness we have people watching our backsides

 
Tesla Vehicles Have a Major Cybersecurity Vulnerability, But EV Maker Dismisses It
Tesla Vehicles Have a Major Cybersecurity Vulnerability, But EV Maker Dismisses It

17 May 2022, 10:09 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Taking measures would demand Tesla to replace the hardware and change the keyless entry system, at least in the Model S and Model Y

 
Volvo Loses R&D Data After Cyberattack and Operations Could Be Affected
Volvo Loses R&D Data After Cyberattack and Operations Could Be Affected

10 Dec 2021, 15:53 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The Swedish carmaker said that “one of its file repositories has been illegally accessed by a third party” and that it has already warned authorities about it

 
Hackers Steal Info From More Than 3 Million Volkswagen, Audi Customers
Hackers Steal Info From More Than 3 Million Volkswagen, Audi Customers

11 Jun 2021, 19:08 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If you own a newer-than-2014 Volkswagen or Audi, you may want to get in touch with Volkswagen or Audi to find out if your data has been stolen

 
Hacker Who Broke Into Nissan Systems, Tesla Live Cameras Officially Indicted
Hacker Who Broke Into Nissan Systems, Tesla Live Cameras Officially Indicted

19 Mar 2021, 10:19 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The 21-year-old Swiss hacker is charged with conspiracy, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft and, if found guilty, could spend years in prison

 
Tesla Hacker Reveals Cabin-Facing Camera Is Tracking Driver’s Eyes, Phone Use
Tesla Hacker Reveals Cabin-Facing Camera Is Tracking Driver’s Eyes, Phone Use

5 Oct 2020, 14:21 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / The Tesla Model 3 and Model Y may know more about your driving habits than you expect thanks to the software that governs the cabin-facing camera

 
Hacker Finds Vulnerability Allowing Him to Lock Down Up to 25,000 Cars at Once
Hacker Finds Vulnerability Allowing Him to Lock Down Up to 25,000 Cars at Once

26 Aug 2019, 20:27 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Researchers from Pen Test Partners reveal vulnerability in SmarTrack immobilizer, which turns it on permanently without the car owner even knowing

 
Hacked Cars Could Lead to Thousands of Casualties, Kill Switch Needed
Hacked Cars Could Lead to Thousands of Casualties, Kill Switch Needed

2 Aug 2019, 12:16 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Advocacy group Consumer Watchdog says Internet connection in cars is a major vulnerability that could lead to thousands of dead

 
Duo Hacks Tesla Model 3, Walk Away with the Car and $35,000
Duo Hacks Tesla Model 3, Walk Away with the Car and $35,000

25 Mar 2019, 15:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Duo hacked Tesla Model 3's internet browser during a competition in Vancouver and had it display the "pwned by Fluoroacetate" message

 
Drivers Fear Hacker Attacks on Autonomous Cars, Want Special Insurance Policies
Drivers Fear Hacker Attacks on Autonomous Cars, Want Special Insurance Policies

9 Sep 2016, 11:32 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Should hacking of a driverless car be treated the same as theft is these days? A new survey shows people are very much aware of this new threat

 
100 Million Volkswagens From 1995 Onwards Are Vulnerable To An "Unlock" Hack
100 Million Volkswagens From 1995 Onwards Are Vulnerable To An "Unlock" Hack

12 Aug 2016, 10:05 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A team of researchers has made a study regarding the possibility of unlocking Volkswagen cars with a hacking device. They claim 100 million cars are vulnerable

 
Researchers Hack Autopilot Software Revealing Massive Potential Backdoor
Researchers Hack Autopilot Software Revealing Massive Potential Backdoor

5 Aug 2016, 11:09 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / A joint effort from two universities from the US and China revealed that it is possible to jam the sensors of a semi-autonomous car, making it partially blind

 
"Tesla Hacker" Is Building a 1,000 HP EV with Two Tesla Performance Motors
"Tesla Hacker" Is Building a 1,000 HP EV with Two Tesla Performance Motors

22 Jul 2016, 11:43 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / If Tesla won't do it, somebody else luckily will: putting two Tesla performance motors onto the same car and thus giving it AWD and about 1,000 hp

 
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Gets Hacked without Mercy or Any Real Difficulty
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Gets Hacked without Mercy or Any Real Difficulty

6 Jun 2016, 15:00 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / A group of people specializing in security services exploits a chink (more like a huge crack) in the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV's armor

 
Good at Hacking? Uber Is Offering $10,000 to Whomever Cracks Its System
Good at Hacking? Uber Is Offering $10,000 to Whomever Cracks Its System

24 Mar 2016, 10:51 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Uber has announced a campaign to enhance its security with the aid of hackers. The latter will receive rewards of up to $10,000 for finding bugs in the app

 
Keyless Entry Cars Can Be Hacked with a $30 Device
Keyless Entry Cars Can Be Hacked with a $30 Device

10 Aug 2015, 19:16 UTC · By: Gabriel Nica / Another hacker is warning car manufacturers around the world about potential flaws in their manufacturing process that could cost us a pretty penny

 
Honda Hacked Again, This Time in Canada
Honda Hacked Again, This Time in Canada

28 May 2011, 10:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Japanese manufacturer Honda is on the lookout for the individuals, or group of individuals that, from time to time, find the back door right into the car maker's servers and steal anything and ...

 
Honda Hacked, Millions Feel Raped
Honda Hacked, Millions Feel Raped

29 Dec 2010, 11:09 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Now is this a blooper or what? You pay close attention to your digital self, adding layer upon layer of security to protect your private information from the threats of the virtual world, you spend ...

 
How to Disable 100 Cars Remotely
How to Disable 100 Cars Remotely

22 Mar 2010, 08:58 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / As today's vehicles become more and more computerized, it was only a matter of time before someone somewhere thought to test their skills in hacking and try to virus one or two vehicles. But to...