Toyota acknowledges cyberattacks

First out, is a hit to the European operations of Toyota’s subsidiary Daihatsu Diesel Company, which is a well renowned internal combustion engine manufacturer from Japan. Daihatsu announced on May 16th on their website that they two days earlier encountered a problem...

John Deere hack

John Deere, the brand name of Deere & Company which is an American company manufacturing for example, agricultural machinery and lawn care equipment, and more has lately been paid a lot of attention in several news reports regarding their app, and their draconian...

A ransomware attack on U.S. critical infrastructure

On Friday 7 May, the largest fuel pipeline of the U.S.A that brings approximately 45 % of the U.S.A east coast’s gasoline and jet fuel from Texas to New York, announced that it had been hacked. On 10 May the pipeline was shut down, but interestingly the spigot was not...

Mobile parking applications

Last week some Swedish news agencies reported about identity fraud on a well-known mobile parking app, Parkster. Fraudsters have much too easily been able to register fake accounts with another person's personal information, avoiding payment for their usage of the...

A Tesla hacked with a drone and a Wi-Fi dongle

Two cybersecurity researchers, Ralf-Philipp Weinmann and Benedikt Schmotzle, have discovered zero-day security flaws in Intel’s ConnMan, which is an open-source software component for embedded devices managing the network connections. They call their attack TBONE, and...

Argo AI safety report

Argo AI, owned by Ford and Volkswagen, is a self-driving technology platform company which recently have released their safety report presenting a high-level summary of their safety activities. Mainly the report is built on Argo’s three top-level safety claims (as...

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