Security

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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27th March 2019

In a V2X World Street Furniture Poses Cyber-Security Risks

Cyber-security has become a hot topic following several incidents that proved existing, barely-connected vehicles are not 100% safe. It has amplified the concerns for how automobiles will be protected...

By Louis Bedigian

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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,...

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VW Cutting ECUs From 70 to “3 or 4”
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...

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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

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Telematics Maker Targets Car-Sharing Companies With Immobilization Tech
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...

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