Car hacking at speed – where vulnerabilities turn from critical to fatal

There’s a fundamental difference between criminal hackers and white hat vulnerability researchers. When a white hat finds a vulnerability they may explore it, and write an interesting presentation about what can be achieved through the flaw, but once they’ve described the security weakness to the appropriate party and the hole is closed – that’s it. … More Car hacking at speed – where vulnerabilities turn from critical to fatal

433,000 Ford cars to be recalled because of software bug – would you have preferred an internet update?

It’s the kind of news which will make some of the more mean-hearted of us chortle. Well, those of us who don’t own Ford motor cars at least. Apparently, Ford has identified a software bug on a number of its car models that means drivers may not be able to turn off the engine, even … More 433,000 Ford cars to be recalled because of software bug – would you have preferred an internet update?