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Car Remote App Security

Car manufactures like BMW, Audi or Mercedes-Benz all provide mobile applications to control your car. All apps share really critical functions like remote lock/unlock or the ability to find your car ...
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Infecting a vehicle with a virus?

Referring to the security experts who demonstrated taking control of two popular vehicle models using a laptops connected to ECUs (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23443215), what are the ...
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Vehicle remote key security

How secure are car remote keys? When you lock or unlock your car, can someone spoof or make another remote key? How do car remote keys work? Do they use some kind of private/public keys, encryption? ...
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What kind of monitoring system can we have for existing security systems in the vehicles?

The vehicles are fitted with a security system to track their movements and report it back to their owners if they are moved unauthorized. My question is: can we have an additional security system ...
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Why do most cars use physical keys and no PIN?

Why do car makers rely on physical start keys, which can be stolen by home burglars and then used to start the vehicle? Why don't they use more secure methods such as a personal PIN, or a pin code to ...