Infographic: Top Real-World Threats Facing Connected Cars and Fleets

ODED YARKONI

VP Innovation

March 1, 2018

Modern connected cars are a complex amalgamation of powerful on-board computers and connectivity. There is an ever-growing range of cyber security risks facing the connected car industry. The problem is acute for car manufacturers, connectivity service providers and businesses managing car fleets. Automotive cyber threats introduce the potential for mass compromise of vehicles and entire fleets. Here is a snapshot of the top real-world cyber threats highlighting the diversity of attack vectors already challenging connected car ecosystem players.

Sources:

1. https://www.wired.com/2010/03/hacker-bricks-cars

2. https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18901-modern-cars-vulnerable-to-malicious-hacks

3. https://www.techspot.com/news/57455-chinese-security-firm-hacks-tesla-model-s-to-gain-control-of-door-locks-wipers-sunroof-and-more.html

4. https://www.wired.com/2015/07/hackers-remotely-kill-jeep-highway

5. https://www.wired.com/2015/08/hackers-cut-corvettes-brakes-via-common-car-gadget

6. https://arstechnica.com/cars/2016/06/mitsubishi-outlander-hybrid-is-the-latest-connected-car-to-prove-vulnerable-to-hacking

7. https://jalopnik.com/renault-and-nissan-plants-hit-by-massive-ransomware-att-1795190743

8. https://www.wired.com/story/uber-paid-off-hackers-to-hide-a-57-million-user-data-breach

9. https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/latest-security-news/man-arrested-allegedly-hacking-car-sharing-service-using-vehicles-free

10. https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/electric-cars-charging-problems/20652

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