Megamos Crypto

Almost all cars sold by VW Group since 1995 at risk from unlock hack

Wired writes: Later this week at the Usenix security conference in Austin, a team of researchers from the University of Birmingham and the German engineering firm Kasper & Oswald plan to reveal two distinct vulnerabilities they say affect the keyless entry systems of an estimated nearly 100 million cars. One of the attacks would allow

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Silenced for two years by Volkswagen, car hackers reveal their paper into security hole

Researchers explain how they managed to wirelessly lockpick car immobilisers – a technique which could also be used by sophisticated car thieves, stealing expensive cars to order.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

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Volkswagen silences talk about security flaws in luxury cars

A security researcher is barred from talking about flaws in luxury car security systems, after Volkswagen applies for a court injunction.

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