Hey, industry: Cybersecurity needs to be a safety essential in your products

As technology advances and the world becomes more connected, the risk of cyberattacks on vehicles, personal electronic devices and even airborne drones increases.

transportation news

DHS warns of vulnerability that could be used to alter flight data in small planes

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The aviation sector appears to be lagging in securely implementing a popular networking standard for machinery.

British Airways fined $229 million under GDPR for data breach tied to Magecart

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

GDPR fines are getting real.

'Small stickers' were enough to trick a Tesla's autopilot to drive into the wrong lane

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

By placing three stickers over road markings, researchers caused the Tesla to move to the wrong side of the road.

Toyota data breach affects up to 3.1 million customers

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The breach, which affected Toyota Tokyo Sales Holding Inc. and its affiliated enterprises, was the second high-profile cybersecurity incident at Toyota in as many months.

Researchers found a way to hack those ubiquitous electric scooters

by Greg Otto • 7 months ago

A researcher with San Francisco-based Zimperium discovered a way to manipulate a Xiaomi M365 scooters via the device's Bluetooth connection.

D.C. Metro system beefs up supply-chain cybersecurity provisions for new railcars

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

U.S. senators have raised security concerns about a new Metro railcar project. The NIST cybersecurity framework will be part of the process now, the transit authority says.

Schneider Electric's car charging stations get crucial patches

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 8 months ago

Hardcoded credentials and two other flaws could give hackers remote access to EVlink charging stations. Schneider Electric has issued firmware updates to fix the problems.

Uber to pay $148 million to states for 2016 data breach

by Greg Otto • 12 months ago

The incident revealed sensitive information on 57 million users, and the company kept the hack secret for more than a year.

Researchers implicate online card-skimming group in British Airways hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The same group may have been behind the ticketmaster breach in the UK.

Automotive companies are warming up to vulnerability disclosure programs

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The automotive industry is looking to step up its collaboration with cybersecurity researchers to identify software and hardware bugs after a watershed 2015 hacking demo.

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