21st March 2019

Half of New Cars at Risk From Keyless Theft

More than half of new cars are at serious risk of being stolen owing to keyless technology being widely deployed by carmakers. Top selling 2019 models including Ford Mondeo,...


13th March 2019

VW Cutting ECUs From 70 to “3 or 4”

Volkswagen plans to improve its software’s robustness by reducing its cars’ 70 electronic control units “to three or four central on-board computers”. CEO Herbert Diess announced that move at...


7th March 2019

Car Data Unlocks As Many Opportunities as Concerns

Cars are producing data that can help automakers, personalize experiences and improve driving skills. Mobility data is not without issues but can provide fascinating future use cases. TU-Automotive talked...

By Lynn Walford


16th January 2019

Telematics Maker Targets Car-Sharing Companies With Immobilization Tech

An Israeli telematics maker is targeting car-sharing companies with tech it claims enables them to “control and immobilize” vehicles, preventing “unauthorized driver[s]” from entering them. ERM Advanced Telematics is...


16th January 2019

Tesla Is Target & Prize in White Hat Hacker Contest

Hacking into a Tesla Model 3 can earn someone up to $250,000 in a Pwn2Own contest.


15th January 2019

Flaws in Schneider EV Chargers Could Allow Hackers to Take Control

Schneider Electric has issued a software patch to fix several security vulnerabilities in the company's EVlink Parking charging stations.


2nd January 2019

Hyundai Fingerprint Tech Claims Five-Fold Increased Security

Following the trend for mobile device technology gravitating into the auto world, Hyundai is claiming a world first in bringing fingerprint recognition into its range. It says its automotive...


24th December 2018

Autonomous & Connected Vehicles Must Be a Top Security Priority

A Frost & Sullivan report warns OEMs should make cybersecurity a top priority for self-driving cars, and start preparing for future threats now.


17th December 2018

2018: A Pivotal Year for Black Hat Cyber Attacks on Connected Cars

As 2018 comes to a close, a new report from Upstream Security finds that the number of cyber attacks against connected vehicles is increasing.


13th December 2018

Enabling Automakers to Deliver Customer Trust & Seamless User Experiences

Fabian Kuhn, Global Account Manager for automotive at G+D Mobile Security, explains the vital importance for automakers to deliver secure connectivity, performance and customer convenience.

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12th December 2018

BlackBerry Launches Security Credential Management System Designed for Smart Cities

BlackBerry is offering this new security management tool without service fees to automakers and public offices involved in smart city and connected vehicle pilots.


8th November 2018

Carmakers Must Stack Cyber-Security in Their Favor, Says Karamba

Cyber threats are one of the biggest dangers of connected and self-driving vehicles. The now-infamous Jeep hack revealed vulnerabilities that most, not even Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), knew existed....

By Louis Bedigian