Attack on Rental Company

In the beginning of the month news got released that the car rental company Sixt got hit by an attack on April 29. According to Sixt, they were able to detect IT irregularities and mitigated the attack at an early stage which resulted only in a temporary disruption of...

Heard about BROKENWIRE?

BROKENWIRE is the name of an attack method targeting the charging technologies for electric vehicles (EVs) as it, remotely, aborts the charging sessions by interrupting the necessary communication between the EV and the charger. Researchers from the University of...

Countermeasures to Relay Attacks

We’ve reported and updated you about the insecurities in keyless entry systems of modern vehicles before. And it is still an ongoing problem following Upstream’s Global Automotive Cybersecurity Report about 2021 which says that the most common attack vector for...

On Security in Cars and Smartphones

We all probably came across analogies such as “cars are smartphones on wheels” or “cars are computers on wheels”, however not many, presumably, started to thoroughly compare the security mechanisms implemented in smartphones with the ones in modern vehicles. Gladly,...

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