Police in Europe Arrest 31 for Hacking and Stealing Autos
devicesecurity.io | Keyless Auto Theft Mounting Threat for Car Owners. Police in three European countries arrested 31 individuals involved in the keyless theft of automobiles. Included in the roundup were suspects in France, Spain and Latvia. Their number includes developers of software enabling the theft, its resellers and car thieves who used it to make off with vehicles made by two unnamed French manufacturers.
New attack can unlock and start a Tesla Model Y in seconds, say researchers
The Verge | Tesla prides itself on its cybersecurity protections, particularly the elaborate challenge system that protects its cars from conventional methods for attacking the remote unlock system. But now, one researcher has discovered a sophisticated relay attack that would allow someone with physical access to a Tesla Model Y to unlock and steal it in a matter of seconds.
The best Black Hat and DEF CON talks of all time
The Daily Swig | Hacker Summer Camp is only days away, so in order to whet your appetite, The Daily Swig has compiled a list of some of the best talks of years past. Over the years there’s been thrills, spills, and (of course) ‘sploits, as the top researchers in the security world have descended on Las Vegas for Black Hat USA and DEF CON – a security double bill that’s hard to beat. This year’s Black Hat – which is again taking place as a hybrid event – and DEF CON offerings…
The Top 50 Women Leaders of Washington for 2022
Women We Admire – The Top 50 Women Leaders of Washington for 2022. From the Pacific Ocean to snow-capped volcanic mountains, Washington is known for its spectacular beauty. In addition to its nature, the state nears the top of the list for best state economies, ranking third for economic activities. This year’s awardees are leading within some of the state’s largest industries including forestry, trade, aerospace, and agriculture. They offer significant contributions and achievements in the organizations they serve.
Cybersecurity Risks: Protecting The Electric And Software-Defined Car
Forbes – “Putin is a d***head. Glory to Ukraine.” That’s what hacked electric vehicle chargers read amongst other things at disabled charging stations near Moscow recently. And as much as it brings a smile to the faces of many around the world, it highlights a point made by several researchers and developers who assembled last week at escar 2022 (a conference that focuses on deep, technical developments in automotive cybersecurity each year): automotive hacks are on the rise.