Hollywood in the past, has already honed in on the potential risk of cars being hacked, with movies like The Fate of the Furious depicting super-villains sowing chaos by steering hundreds of hacked cars through New York City. But as movie makers let their imaginations run wild, manufacturers, governments and … Read the rest
Although cars may have become advanced with the latest features, it has not stopped hackers from getting more prevalent and causing mayhem. Time and again, hackers have proved how they can rise to challenge and they are not the kind to step away from a challenge.
The notion that a … Read the rest
Connected cars are a reality, most modern vehicles on the road nowadays have some form of connectivity to the open world. This raises important challenges on multiple software integration and cybersecurity. To address this challenge, Thales, through its German company Sysgo, and Vector, the Stuttgart-based specialist for automotive embedded electronics … Read the rest
Automakers are accelerating towards a future of autonomous vehicles, but before self-driving cars take to the roads en masse, the road systems of the world need an upgrade. Real-time telemetry and data processing will be essential for self-driving cars to be able to navigate roads independently. With all that in … Read the rest
- BlackBerry has launched a cyber security software aimed at protecting Driverless Cars
- The software is called Jarvis and it identifies the vulnerabilities in the softwares used for Driverless Cars
- Jarvis is currently being tested by big automakers including Jaguar and Land Rover
As cars become more reliant on software, it’s … Read the rest
The threats that are being posed to driverless cars are exponential and beyond any man’s comprehension. Imagine, nine million cars in the United Kingdom that are connected to small computers which in turn control systems such as brakes or power steering; these miniature computers communicate with each other to control … Read the rest
With autonomous cars, looming about in the 21st century- Traditional car manufacturers are now forming alliances with ride sharing and tech companies, resulting in breakthrough innovations and swifter actions. All these innovations are primarily down to one major aspect that is, Managing the Data.
For driverless cars to run efficiently … Read the rest
In yet another jolt for autonomous / connected cars, a team of researchers demonstrated a major hackable flaw– in the Controller Area Network (CAN) bus standard – that could enable a Denial of Service (DoS) attack on safety systems including brakes, airbags and power steering. With CAN essentially being the … Read the rest
Its a bit early to say this considering the transitional phase that we are in but, machine learning and automation will be the key to solve all cyber-security challenges in the future. Given the threat landscape’s inevitable evolution, it will most likely remain an arms race between the defenders and … Read the rest
As car manufacturers ride along this new wave of automation, the need to secure these increasingly connected ‘devices’ becomes paramount and the UK government has been swift to take actions.