As if Kia Motors doesn’t have enough to worry about, now this. Last Friday, Red Sky Alliance reported on Kia Motors of America was hit by the DopplePaymer malware, causing havoc at dealerships in the US and Canada. Now Kia has been forced to rec
Automaker Kia Motors America (KMA) is the latest victim of the DoppelPaymer ransomware, which allegedly affected internal and customer-facing systems. The ransomware criminal gang admitted responsibility for the attack and is demanding $20 million w
Police/Fire, EMS, nurses and doctors are all important services amid our current COVID-19 pandemic. But like everyone else in the international critical infrastructure and key resource professions; they need to get to work. This equates to services
Ward’s Auto presented a great article about artificial intelligence (Ai). With nearly three-quarters of dealers expressing interest in adopting Ai at some point, it’s clear most have accepted its forthcoming promise to change business as we know it.
84 percent of consumers polled; said they would not buy a car from an auto dealership that experienced a data security breach.
Most dealership IT professionals agree it is not a matter of if, but when the next dealership will fall victim to a cyber-
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
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