Independent auto repair owner in Massachusetts (MA) are carefully watching a 2020 state ballot issue, for auto manufacturers to fairly provide and share automotive digital data collected by new vehicles. Cynical legislators recently had many questio
“Digital dealerships,” as they are now being called, are growing by leaps and bounds and presenting a new avenue for hackers. 2020 and the next decade is set for an even higher technological step into the digital space. Traditional brick-and-morta
RedXray is a daily cyber threat notification service through Red Sky Alliance that simplifies cybersecurity monitoring for organizations and supply chains. This document summarizes threats reported by RedXray for RumbleOn Inc. over the past th
RedXray is cyber threat notification service though Red Sky Alliance that simplifies cybersecurity monitoring for organizations and supply chains. This document summarizes threats reported by RedXray for Lithia Motors Incorporated (Inc.) ove
Lookers, one of Britain’s biggest car dealerships, recently dismissed its CEO and COO, while blaming the Brexit uncertainty for its second profit warning in less than four months. The company’s shares plunged by a quarter as it predicted profit
RedXray is a cyber threat notification service that simplifies cybersecurity monitoring for organizations and supply chains. This document summarizes threats reported by Red Sky Alliance’s RedXray for an Automotive Group based in the United K
RedXray is cyber threat notification service that simplifies monitoring for organizations and supply chains. This document summarizes threats reported by Wapack Labs’ RedXray for a USA New England automotive group and their associated dealerships.
The media often reports incidents involving corporations facing massive data breaches. Personal, private, and financial information of victims can be leaked in numbers reaching millions. The hacking of small businesses is often not reported, mainly
Think of how it feels to slump into the back seat of an Uber after a long night out, or perhaps the stink of spilled fuel on a gas station forecourt; the sight of a bright red Ferrari rumbling around town or even, most famously
Many automakers are running fast and furious to make automatic driving cars and trucks. This is the future. But skeptics remain. Especially in the insurance industry. “I don’t buy into the autonomous vehicle thing. That is decades away, quite fra
Current automobiles and even many trucks already have numerous on-board computers that provide an array of functions in cars. These all provide opportunities to malicious hackers to cause mayhem. The safety risk becomes especially critical with aut
Higher education and tech companies are now seriousl
Functional safety in automotive development continues to broaden in scope. Such is the complexity of today’s systems that functional safety is no longer controlled only at high level, but also at component level throughout the supply chain. The dem
At a resent Infragard meeting in New Hampshire, an electrical engineer from Mitre gave a sobering account of current automobiles and their many cyber vulnerabilities. Technology is racing forward in the automotive industry and all the while; hackers
US federal authorities, as well as Wapack Labs, are suggesting that auto dealerships should treat the threat of cyber-attacks as important as any other part of their business. “Dealerships are in control of some important data and protecting that da
Neolix, a China based auto-driving startup company has launched production of its self-driving delivery vehicles. Neolix claims they are the first company who will mass produce these type delivery vehicles. They have already contracted to both JD
Automotive iQ SUMMARY: Forecast for the HDV industry is flooded with new launches from top players like Mercedes, MAN and Volvo when in previous years the e-truck industry was mainly about start-ups. Still, the segment faces technical challenges in t
Our friends from Automotive IQ have provided the following article about future auto-driving cars. Wapack Labs believes it important to keep our membership apprised of cyber developments in the automotive industry. Self-driving vehicles are a re
On 30 April 2019, Snatch hackers allegedly stole over 516 Gb of CityComp.de client information to include automotive giants BMW, MAN, and Volkswagen (including Porsche). The stolen data may expose the companies’ IT infrastructure to further attacks
In an effort to help better protect US automobile dealerships, we asked our resident White Hat hacker to come up with hacking strategies to attack a dealership’s network. Not only do dealerships hold valuable vehicle information, but their financing
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