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...

A Note on Protection Mechanisms Against GPS Spoofing

When we published the news on Tesla GPS spoofing attack a few days ago Benjamin Svensson from Assured AB suggested we should write a bit more about it and accepted an invitation to write the text himself: GPS spoofing has been around as long as GPS itself and the...

Tricking Tesla Cars Off The Road

Written by Ana Magazinius, RISE. In June Regulus, an Israeli security firm stated that they had successfully implemented a hack that forced Tesla model 3 off the road. Comprehensive details about the hack can be read in their blog post. The news was picked up by both...

ESCAR US 2019 – Summary

The ESCAR US conference took place June 12-13 and focused on topics such as sensor security, IDS systems and detection of falsified transmissions on CAN buses and various problems which has been discovered in vehicular systems. Below is a summary of some of the talks....

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