Automotive cyber threats largely financially-motivated, for now


Automotive cyber threats largely financially-motivated, for now | Automotive World

Most hackers appear to want monetary pay-outs for their efforts, but increasingly connected and automated vehicles present worrying potential. By Jack Hunsley

Ask any layperson to detail a worst-case scenario in the context of automotive cyber security, and many would likely suggest hackers taking mass control of autonomous vehicles for malicious intent. However, experts in the field are eager to stress that there are numerous scenarios to consider, with both physical and financial attacks on the table.

For instance, a vehicle’s interfaces provide opportunities for compromising personal and financial data, as well as impacting vehicle control systems.

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