Connected Cars: The open road for hackers
THE ACCELERATION OF THE “INTERNET OF THINGS” (IOT) REVOLUTION HAS INCREASED THE CONNECTIVITY OF PASSENGER VEHICLES, WHICH IS LIKELY TO IMPACT AVERAGE CONSUMERS SIGNIFICANTLY.
Today, most vehicle functions – steering, acceleration, braking, remote start, and even unlocking the doors – are controlled by software that accepts commands from a diverse array of digital systems operating both inside and outside the vehicle. However, this software contains millions of lines of code, and in these lines of code there may be vulnerabilities that can be exploited by individuals with malicious intent. FireEye analysts and Mandiant consultants reviewed the key threats to interior and exterior vehicle systems and assessed the top threats created by vehicle software vulnerabilities.
Find out the top 5 risks posed to interior and exterior vehicle systems.