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18-Year-Old Claiming to Have Leaked the GTA 6 Videos Was Apparently Also the Uber Hacker
18-Year-Old Claiming to Have Leaked the GTA 6 Videos Was Apparently Also the Uber Hacker

18 Sep 2022, 14:51 UTC · By: Codrin Spiridon / In just one week, an 18-year-old claiming to have leaked the GTA 6 videos online, also said he was the one that hacked Uber

 
Watch This $80,000 Tesla Model Y Get Hacked With $20 Hardware
Watch This $80,000 Tesla Model Y Get Hacked With $20 Hardware

13 Jul 2022, 18:14 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Hacking into an $80,000 Tesla Model Y electric vehicle is easier than it seems, especially when you're a security consultant like Sultan Qasim Khan

 
Car Thieves Caught Using $27,000 Hacking Device Disguised as a Game Boy
Car Thieves Caught Using $27,000 Hacking Device Disguised as a Game Boy

6 Oct 2021, 13:26 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / A merry band of British thieves was arrested this week on suspicion of stealing cars. In their possession was an electronic hacking device

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

20 Dec 2020, 21:30 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / 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

 
Carmakers Have Begun to Secretly Steal Your Private Data
Carmakers Have Begun to Secretly Steal Your Private Data

13 Dec 2020, 21:45 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / The era of IoT is booming and it seems that carmakers have also literally jumped on the bandwagon, most of them offering all kinds of “connected services”

 
Tesla Model 3 Hack Makes Long Range Version Quicker Than Performance Version
Tesla Model 3 Hack Makes Long Range Version Quicker Than Performance Version

12 Jun 2020, 06:19 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The thing with Tesla's policy of software-locking features on its cars is that it can easily be avoided with nothing more than a computer and some skill

 
Hacking Into a Modern Car Puts the Driver’s Privacy at Risk
Hacking Into a Modern Car Puts the Driver’s Privacy at Risk

19 Dec 2019, 18:13 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If you own an OnStar-equipped GM product or any other modern vehicle with 4G LTE connectivity, then you should be also aware that automakers are tracking you

 
Uber Covered Up the Hacking of 57 Million Clients for More Than a Year
Uber Covered Up the Hacking of 57 Million Clients for More Than a Year

22 Nov 2017, 12:29 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / It seems there is no end to the number of problems Dara Kosrowshahi, Uber's CEO, inherited from his predecessor, Travis Kalanick

 
Out-of-Work Truckers Could Turn Hackers and Make Autonomous Vehicles Crash
Out-of-Work Truckers Could Turn Hackers and Make Autonomous Vehicles Crash

5 Sep 2017, 16:24 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The introduction of self-driving vehicles will surely not go well with taxi and truck drivers who will be forced to learn new skills. Some might take up hacking

 
Renault Hit in Ransomware Attack That Affected Thousands of Computers
Renault Hit in Ransomware Attack That Affected Thousands of Computers

13 May 2017, 15:03 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Renault is among the companies that have been affected by the ransomware attack that struck thousands of computers this week. Hackers want $300 from each user

 
Car Enthusiasts Design Affordable Plug-And-Play Hacking Tool
Car Enthusiasts Design Affordable Plug-And-Play Hacking Tool

5 Mar 2017, 12:48 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A group of car enthusiasts has designed a device that will help others convert conventional vehicles to electric. It can be used for many other projects

 
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 · By: Mihnea Radu / 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

 
Harman Announces Focus On Cyber Security, Wants To Stop Hackers In Their Tracks
Harman Announces Focus On Cyber Security, Wants To Stop Hackers In Their Tracks

22 Aug 2016, 13:25 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Harman, the company that owns the Harman Kardon brand, has announced an offensive in the field of cyber security. They want to protect their infotainment units

 
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

 
The Jeep Hackers Are Back With More Tricks, They Show More Damage Could Be Done
The Jeep Hackers Are Back With More Tricks, They Show More Damage Could Be Done

3 Aug 2016, 12:03 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, two security researchers that hacked a 2014 Jeep Cherokee last year, are back. They managed to steer and accelerate the car

 
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 · By: Sebastian Toma / 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

 
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

 
Almost 80 Percent of US Car Buyers Consider Hacking a Potential Frequent Problem
Almost 80 Percent of US Car Buyers Consider Hacking a Potential Frequent Problem

1 Aug 2015, 10:11 UTC · By: Gabriel Nica / As cars get more and more technologically advanced, new problems arise that the industry has to be on top of instead of catching up to

 
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 · By: Mihnea Radu / 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...