Consumer as a vulnerability

Written by Ana Magazinius, RISE VIktoria. A study conducted by CarGurus (cargurus.com), a large online vehicle marketplace, shows that consumers are ill-informed about automotive security threats. Considering the complexity of car technology this might not be...

Massive Data Leak – Car Buyer Records Exposed

Written by Ana Magazinius, RISE Viktoria. After running into the same 413GB non-password protected database several times in a short period of time, Jeremiah Fowler, a senior security researcher at Security Discovery, became curious of what it was (link:...

Turning off vehicles

Written by Ana Magazinius, RISE Viktoria.  Immobilizers are used to make sure that only the owner of a car, using a correct key fob, can start their vehicle. If the car is stolen the owner can connect to it via the immobilizer and make sure that it cannot be started...