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April 26, 2024

Can Your Radio Take Control of Your Truck? [Video]


The automotive cybersecurity landscape is evolving, moving beyond mere ransomware attacks on fleets. While that is something to be guarded against, hackers can now weaponize connected vehicles in ways that can and sooner or later will compromise safety. Software-defined vehicles and unsecure APIs and mobile services are opening new attack vectors for the bad guys to exploit. And new vectors are opening every day.


Upstream Security's president of North American operations, Haim Kantor, joins HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park to discuss the scope of the problem, and look at what needs to be done to keep the Black Hats at bay. 


Watch this Episode of HDT Talks Trucking to Learn:

  • The scope of the cyber security threat
  • How hackers are getting around built-in security features
  • How these hacks can impact safety 
  • New attack vectors coming through APIs and mobile services
  • The emerging threat to electric vehicles
  • How some vehicle owners are hacking into their own vehicles to jailbreak them

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