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Thieves target keyless BMWs

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BMW has admitted that it is quite unable to prevent thieves from using a simple relay box to break into its luxury models. Furthermore, the German car giant refuses to take responsibility for any cars being stolen. Owners of the latest BMWs benefit from the new keyless ‘comfort access’ system,… Read more »

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Cars held to ransom(ware)

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While technology has improved automotive safety in plenty of ways, the increase in internet connectivity also opens the door to potential cyber criminals. Nearly three quarters of new cars have telematics systems, giving hackers the opportunity to lock drivers inside or outside their vehicles or even freeze the ignition; leaving… Read more »

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New defense against car hacking

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Car-hacking has become a popular sport in the cyber security community, and recent news stories about Honda, Jeep and numerous other big automotive names being hacked have highlighted the vulnerability of new-age cars. Unsurprisingly, as cases of successful hacks rise so does the effort being put into developing defensive tools… Read more »

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