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Chinese Hackers Find Over a Dozen Vulnerabilities in BMW Cars

Chinese Hackers Find Over a Dozen Vulnerabilities in BMW Cars

May 22, 2018Mohit Kumar
Chinese security researchers have discovered more than a dozen vulnerabilities in the onboard compute units of BMW cars, some of which ca...
Self-Driving Cars Can Be Hacked By Just Putting Stickers On Street Signs

Self-Driving Cars Can Be Hacked By Just Putting Stickers On Street Signs

August 08, 2017Wang Wei
Car Hacking is a hot topic, though it's not new for researchers to hack cars. Previously they had demonstrated how to hijack a car r...
Court Documents Reveal How Feds Spied On Connected Cars For 15 Years

Court Documents Reveal How Feds Spied On Connected Cars For 15 Years

January 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's not always necessary to break into your computer or smartphone to spy on you. Today all are day-to-day devices are becoming more co...
Hackers take Remote Control of Tesla's Brakes and Door locks from 12 Miles Away

Hackers take Remote Control of Tesla's Brakes and Door locks from 12 Miles Away

September 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Next time when you find yourself hooked up behind the wheel, make sure your car is actually in your control. Hackers can remotely hijac...
Flaw Allows Attackers to Remotely Tamper with BMW's In-Car Infotainment System

Flaw Allows Attackers to Remotely Tamper with BMW's In-Car Infotainment System

July 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The Internet of things or connected devices are the next big concerns, as more Internet connectivity means more access points which mean ...
Car Hackers Could Face Life In Prison. That's Insane!

Car Hackers Could Face Life In Prison. That's Insane!

May 01, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yes, you heard it right. You can now end up your whole life behind bars if you intentionally hack into a vehicle's electronic syste...
Watch the World's First Mind-Controlled Car in Action

Watch the World's First Mind-Controlled Car in Action

December 09, 2015Wang Wei
When automobiles giant like Nissan, Toyota and Tesla are focusing on self-driving smart cars, Chinese researchers have taken the future ...
Most Vulnerable Smart Cities to Cyber Attack on Internet of Things (IoT)

Most Vulnerable Smart Cities to Cyber Attack on Internet of Things (IoT)

July 31, 2015Khyati Jain
Imagine… You drive to work in your Smart-Car connected to the GPS automatically, but a hacker breaks into your car's network, t...
Tesla Cars Can Be Hacked to Locate and Unlock Remotely

Tesla Cars Can Be Hacked to Locate and Unlock Remotely

March 31, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Smart Phones, Smart TVs, Smart Refrigerators, even Smart Cars! When it comes to Smart devices, we simply provide them the master control...
Hacking a Car remotely with $20 iPhone sized Device

Hacking a Car remotely with $20 iPhone sized Device

February 08, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In the era of Smart devices, we have Smartphones, Smart TVs, Smart Fridges, and even the Smart cars! We have made our life very easy an...
Android based Cars may pose various Security and Privacy Issues

Android based Cars may pose various Security and Privacy Issues

January 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After being an owner of Smartphones, now it’s your turn to own a Smart Car. Wouldn’t it sound great if you could use your favorite mobile ap...