Mazda cars with next-gen Mazda MZD Connect infotainment systems can be hacked just by plugging in a USB flash drive into their dashboard, thanks to a series of bugs that have been known for at least three years.
For 137 days now, a yet to be identified company has left a database containing over 10 million Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) exposed online with no authentication.
The FBI has arrested members of a motorcycle gang accused to have hacked and stolen over 150 Jeep Wranglers from Southern California, which they later crossed the border into Mexico to have stripped down for parts.
Hyundai has patched a security flaw in the Blue Link mobile application that exposed sensitive information, which hackers could have used to track down, unlock, and start Hyundai cars.
Vulnerabilities found in Bosch Drivelog Connect car dongles allow an attacker to bypass authentication on the device and issue commands to cars, stopping their engines.
After testing seven Android apps from seven popular car makers, security experts from Kaspersky Lab concluded that many of these mobile applications contain basic security flaws that could facilitate the theft of modern, connected cars.
British police are warning drivers to check their doors after they use their remote key to lock their car because thieves may be using jammers to block door locking signals, leaving the vehicles unlocked.
By infecting a Tesla owner's phone with Android malware, a car thief can hack and then steal a Tesla car, security researchers have revealed this week.