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European police bust Polish gang suspected of hacking and stealing cars

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

It's the latest evidence of how digitally connected cars open up new pathways for theft.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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

Tesla Model 3's onboard browser attacked successfully at Pwn2Own

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

Team "Flouroacetate" — aka Amat Cama and Richard Zhu — used the Tesla hack to cap off a dominant run in the competition.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years 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.

Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

Schneider Electric's car charging stations get crucial patches

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years 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.

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