Mercedes Benz

Smashing Security #142: Mercedes secret sensors, smart cities, and ransomware runs riot

Darknet Diaries host Jack Rhysider joins us to discuss how cities in Texas are being hit by a wave of ransomware, how Mercedes Benz has installed a tracker in your car (but not for the reason you think), the security threats impacting smart cities, and a new feature coming to your Facebook app.

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast, hosted by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.


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Your BMW or Merc may also be at risk of being hacked, because of your iOS app

A researcher who has already found security holes impacting GM cars, has turned his attention to the iOS apps of other vehicle manufacturers.

Heaven help us as the internet of things continues its steady expansion, with so little thought as to privacy and security.


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