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Tesla Model S Hack Could Let Thieves Clone Key Fobs to Steal Cars

Tesla Model S Hack Could Let Thieves Clone Key Fobs to Steal Cars

September 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
Despite having proper security measures in place to protect the driving systems of its cars against cyber attacks, a team of security rese...
Passwords For 540,000 Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online

Passwords For 540,000 Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online

September 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Another day, another news about a data breach, though this is something disconcerting. Login credentials of more than half a million re...
Unpatchable Flaw in Modern Cars Allows Hackers to Disable Safety Features

Unpatchable Flaw in Modern Cars Allows Hackers to Disable Safety Features

August 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
Today, many automobiles companies are offering vehicles that run on the mostly drive-by-wire system, which means a majority of car's ...
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...
Car Thieves Can Unlock 100 Million Volkswagens With A Simple Wireless Hack

Car Thieves Can Unlock 100 Million Volkswagens With A Simple Wireless Hack

August 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief Some 100 Million cars made by Volkswagen are vulnerable to a key cloning attack that could allow thieves to unlock the doors ...
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 ...
Mitsubishi Outlander Car's Theft Alarm Hacked through Wi-Fi

Mitsubishi Outlander Car's Theft Alarm Hacked through Wi-Fi

June 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
From GPS system to satellite radio to wireless locks, today vehicles are more connected to networks than ever, and so they are more hacka...
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 ...
You Can Hack Your Own Car — It's Legal Now

You Can Hack Your Own Car — It's Legal Now

October 28, 2015Khyati Jain
Yes, you heard right. You can now hack a car by making necessary modifications – but to the car owned by you, not your neighbors. La...
Hackers Find A Way To Disable Car Airbags System

Hackers Find A Way To Disable Car Airbags System

October 23, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Car Hacking is a hot topic today. Today, many automobiles companies are offering vehicles that run on the mostly drive-by-wire system, ...
These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part II

These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part II

September 07, 2015Khyati Jain
In Part I of this  two-part series from The Hacker News , the First Four list of Top Brutal Cyber Attacks shows that whoever you are, ...
RollJam — $30 Device That Unlocks Almost Any Car And Garage Door

RollJam — $30 Device That Unlocks Almost Any Car And Garage Door

August 08, 2015Khyati Jain
We have talked a lot about car hacking. Recently researchers even demonstrated how hackers can remotely hijack Jeep Cherokee to con...
Car Hacking ? Scary, But Now it’s REALITY!

Car Hacking ? Scary, But Now it’s REALITY!

July 25, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Next time you find yourself hooked up behind the wheel, make sure that your car is actually in your control. Hackers are now able to break ...
Two Million Cars Using Wireless Insurance Dongle Vulnerable to Hacking

Two Million Cars Using Wireless Insurance Dongle Vulnerable to Hacking

January 21, 2015Swati Khandelwal
2015 will be a year more smarter than 2014 with smarter mobile devices, smarter home appliances, and yes Smarter Automobiles. Nowadays, the...
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...
Hackers Demonstrate Car Hacking using a laptop

Hackers Demonstrate Car Hacking using a laptop

July 27, 2013Mohit Kumar
Computer geeks already knew it was possible to hack into a car's computerized systems and finally, two U.S. hackers - Charlie Miller...