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Vendor-neutral smart car bug has ‘dangerous’ and ‘even fatal’ consequences

A vendor-neutral vulnerability affecting the CAN Bus standard can have “dangerous” and “even fatal” consequences for smart car owners. Discovered by the work of Trend Micro, Linklayer Labs, and Politecnico di Milano, the flaw isn’t a “vulnerability” in the traditional sense of the term. It’s an insecure design choice within the Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus, a vendor-neutral standard which specifies how various systems built into most connected cars communicate with one another.

Read article: https://www.grahamcluley.com/vendor-neutral-smart-car-bug-dangerous-even-fatal-consequences/

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