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The biggest threat facing connected autonomous vehicles is cybersecurity

The biggest threat facing connected autonomous vehicles @techcrunch  #IoT #cybersecurity

  • Cloud security services can detect and correct threats before they reach the vehicle.
  • If hackers manage to gain access to a vulnerable, peripheral ECU – for instance, a car’s Bluetooth or infotainment system – from there they may be able to take control of safety critical ECUs like its brakes or engine and wreak havoc.
  • The threat of automotive cyberattacks will only loom larger as society transitions to autonomous vehicles .
  • One of the central challenges in vehicle cybersecurity is that the various electrical components in a car (known as electronic control units, or ECUs) are connected via an internal network.
  • Even your connected car will need antivirus software Karamba Security raises $2.5 million to keep hackers out of connected cars Connected Car Security: Separating Fear From Fact

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The biggest threat facing connected autonomous vehicles is cybersecurity