5th June 2023

Why Antivirus Cannot Protect Your Car

In July last year, BMW announced its intention to make heated seats an $18-per-month subscription service. A week later, a group of hackers called Easy Bimmer Coding claimed they...

By Roma Nazarov


27th January 2023

Cyber Attacks on Industry at One-a-Minute, BlackBerry

BlackBerry research suggests industry is being attacked by cyber criminals at a rate of one-a-minute revealing the real threat facing connected businesses. Its Global Threat Intelligence Report, highlights the...


18th March 2022

Vital Cyber-Security Areas Automakers Must Focus On

In January, a teenager in Germany found a vulnerability in third-party software that let him remotely start 25 Teslas in 13 countries, find their locations and determine whether anyone...

By Susan Kuchinskas


1st March 2022

Cyber Attack Shuts Toyota’s Japanese Plants

A cyber attack thought, to be from Russia, has forced Toyota to shut 14 of its domestic production plants as one of its major suppliers fights to recover computer...


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


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


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...


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


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...


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...


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...


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