Researchers found a way to hack those ubiquitous electric scooters

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

transportation news

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks 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 • 1 month 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 • 5 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 • 5 months 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 • 7 months 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.

The fear over WannaCry is still very real

by Greg Otto • 11 months ago

The incident at Boeing looks like a tempest in a teapot. But the sting of WannaCry will be with us for years to come.

DMARC 2.0? New BIMI standard will help fight spoofing and phishing

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

Major email service providers are teaming up with large corporations like to develop a new email security standard.

Hoping to fill a global void, private companies push for 'cyber norms'

by Chris Bing • 12 months ago

Private technology companies are hoping to fill a void left by governments that have continued to face international road blocks to create cyber norms.

Tesla falls victim to cryptomining scheme, minor breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Hackers used exposed elements of Tesla's cloud environment to mine cryptocurrency. They also gained access to sensitive company information.

Why GDPR is flipping the thought process around data ownership

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

In a new podcast, CyberScoop gets experts to separate fact from fiction when it comes to GDPR.

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