Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
20th September 2017 Issue no. 378
Your industry news - first
We strongly recommend viewing Locks and Security News full size in your web browser. Click our masthead above to visit our website version.
The car that locks out cyber criminals: Hack-proof black cab to be unveiled in London
By Ryan O'Hare
A British firm claims to have made the first hack-proof security system that uses a series of firewalls and unique data keys which can't be cloned. Experts have warned vulnerability of car computers is a major concern. The system is fitted in the next generation of London taxi, the Metrocab
Cybercriminals on the lookout for a vehicle to hack may soon face stiff opposition, as experts claim to have made the first hack-proof car.
Would-be hackers have turned to targeting cars as on-board computers become increasingly common to control locking and safety systems - such as auto braking and power steering.
Experts say that bolstering security and making vehicles impervious to cyber criminals is a crucial step as autonomous vehicles roll out in coming years.
29th June 2016