July 29, 2016

July 27, 2016 If you own a car, I would wager it’s the most complex device you own. Within you find locomotion, safety systems, and an entertainment system that may be using technology from several decades ago (but that’s a rant for a different article). Jalopy or Sweet Hotness, your ride has an underlying data network that is a ton of fun to hack, and something of a security dinosaur. Both were discussed by Craig Smith and Erik Evenchick during their talk on Car Hacking tools at Hope XI.

>Read the source article at Hackaday

Related Resources:

Potential Threats to Vehicle Security - This presentation, hosted by John Day, Editor in Chief of Automotive Electronics News, covers areas of vulnerability in application development and discuss how standards-based solutions can help improve security and reduce risk.

Making a Stand - Rigorous stand-alone testing of the many physical components of automobiles is done as a standard part of the development process to allow manufacturers to work out the potential problems of a model before it goes into full production. After all, it is conventional wisdom that it's much less expensive to eliminate a problem before mass production begins than to discover a problem and have to fix it afterwards.

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