Security

7th August 2019

Why Carmakers Struggle to Attract Cyber-Security Talent

You don’t need to be a computer nerd or security wonk to realize that our world needs better defenses against cyber-attacks. Nearly every month, it seems, there is another...

By Eric Volkman

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1st August 2019

Porsche Develops Facial Recognition Vehicle Access

Porsche has developed a facial recognition system for owners to access vehicles simply by approaching them. The carmaker teamed up with start-up Foghorn to create a smartphone app powered...

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1st August 2019

US Fleets Warned Lives At Risk From Connected Cars Hack

Fleet managers are being warned of potentially fatal cyber-security risks of 2020 connected car models that could expose an entire fleet to a malicious hack. The warning was published...

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10th July 2019

People Remain Biggest Cyber-Security Attack Surface, Says BlackBerry

Cyber-security fraud presents a major obstacle for automakers and mobility services considering an autonomous future. This was especially apparent when car2go, a car-sharing subsidiary of Daimler, was temporarily suspended...

By Louis Bedigian

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3rd July 2019

Kia Recognizes Keyless Security Risk

Kia has recognized the risks of keyless car entry systems by offering UK consumers a free Faraday case with every car purchase. For the past few years, growing numbers...

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26th June 2019

Regulus: Cyber Defense for Sensors

Sponsored Content At the recent EcoMotion Israel mobility event Regulus Cyber demonstrated how easily hackers can spoof a phone’s GPS with a cheap antenna and $100 device that can...

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18th June 2019

Fashionista Bikers Join Airbag Party

Motorcycle apparel specialist Dainese has expanded its airbag range with a vest that can be worn inside or outside any normal coat or jacket. The move opens up airbag...

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31st May 2019

Fight Keyless Car Thefts With Security Incentives, Insurers Told

A wave of thefts of keyless operated vehicles in the UK has brought calls for insurers to offer greater incentives for consumers using after-market security devices. Latest figures from...

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26th April 2019

Constant Security Upgrades a Fact of Driverless Life, Says BlackBerry

Cyber-security has become a key topic at virtually every auto industry event with many discussing worst-case scenarios for what would happen if a vehicle were to be overtaken. There...

By Louis Bedigian

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25th April 2019

Only Some Biometrics Security Will Be Automotive Solutions

One of the main applications for vehicle biometrics lies within enhanced security enabling a vehicle user to unlock the car with a thumbprint, or facial recognition software to authenticate...

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10th April 2019

Ford Hits Back After Keyless Theft Risk Exposed

Hard-on-the-heels of a security alert about its keyless car entry technology, Ford has announced new anti-theft key fobs for its two most popular models. The carmaker had been cited...

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27th March 2019

JLR Plans Infection-Free Cabin Space

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has revealed it’s looking into ways to protect occupants of its cars from catching a bug from fellow passengers. Its experiments center around using ultra-violet...

By Phil Oakley

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