Security

20th January 2021

Automaker Blockchain Bid to end Used Car ‘Clocking’

Blockchain security technology is being used to prevent pre-owned vehicles having their digitally recorded mileage altered, or ‘clocked’, by unscrupulous sellers. The process of ‘correcting’ a vehicle’s recorded mileage...

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12th January 2021

Fleets and EVs Could Pose Greatest Cyber Risk, Says GuardKnox

Connected Fleets and EVs could be at the biggest risk of future mass infrastructure cyber hacks that automakers will have to gear up to prevent. That’s the view of...

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22nd October 2020

Lessons Drawn from Mercedes-Benz CAV Software Bug Issues

In 2019, Mercedes-Benz revealed that it had patched security issues found in its vehicles. A report reveals that Sky-Go’s researchers had found 19 vulnerabilities in a Mercedes E-Class car. The...

By Graham Jarvis

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21st September 2020

Cyber-Security Hardware at Risk of Being Ignored

Automotive cyber-security hardware remains a relatively small market and a missing piece in the vehicle protection. According to a forecast by security chip provider Infineon, cyber hacks might cost...

By Roma Nazarov

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12th August 2020

Hackers Must Keep Tearing Cars Apart

Carmakers need to ask software hackers to ‘tear their cars apart’ to make sure the products are cyber secure. That’s the view of Casey Ellis, CTO and founder of...

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5th August 2020

Traffic Data Cyber-Security Works… For Now

Russian company Quanttelecom is developing a quantum communication technology for protection of transport-related data against man-in-the-middle attacks. So far, the developer has made three real-world implementations in the national...

By Roma Nazarov

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15th July 2020

Cyber-Security Must be Future Proof to Match Car Life

More connectivity means more attack-surfaces for cyber criminals. So, as vehicles continue their rapid evolution toward rolling, four-wheeled connected devices, there is a growing call for automakers, their Tier...

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13th July 2020

Connected Cars in US Face Greatest Cyber Risk

Latest cyber data puts the US as a clear leader in the countries most targeted by hackers in the past 16 years. The nation suffered 156 significant cyber-security assaults...

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3rd July 2020

Daimler Adopts IBM Cloud for Cyber-Security

With greater connectivity comes greater cyber-security risks which explains Daimler’s announcement of a data partnership with digital giant IBM. The pair have expanded their existing cyber agreement and the...

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15th June 2020

Weekly Brief: US Complacency Over Growing Connected Car Cyber Threat

Two US senators sent an open letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) last week calling out the agency for “its dangerously reactive approach to cyber-security”. The...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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23rd April 2020

With Connected Cars, Zero Trust is Best Security Advice

The road to fully autonomous vehicles has many obstacles but perhaps none more insidious than hacking. Cyber-security experts say improvements have been made but there’s much work to be...

By Robert Gray

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15th April 2020

BlackBerry Claims Secure Mission-Critical Software Breakthrough

BlackBerry claims it has developed a new software system to give automakers protection from hackers in their vehicles’ mission-critical functions. It has says QNX Black Channel Communications Technology is...