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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1307 One in five vehicle vulnerabilities are ‘Hair on Fire’ critical
In-brief: One of every five software vulnerabilities discovered in vehicles in the last three years are rated “critical” and are unlikely to be resolved through after the fact security fixes, according to an analysis by the firm IOActive.

One of every five software vulnerabilities discovered in vehicles in the last three years are rated “critical” and are unlikely to be resolved through after the fact security fixes, according to an analysis by the firm IOActive.

“These are the high priority ‘hair on fire’ vulnerabilities that are easily discovered and exploited and can cause major impacts to the system or component,” the firm said in its report, which it released last week. The report was based on an analysis of more than 150 vehicle security flaws identified over three years by IOActive or publicly disclosed by way of third-party firms.
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#1307 One in five vehicle vulnerabilities are ‘Hair on Fire’ critical
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#1302 EU struggles to determine growing cost of cyberattacks
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#1300 Why moving piece by piece to the cloud will see businesses succeed more
#1299 Google waves goodbye to Linux for new IoT OS Fuchsia - coming soon to Raspberry Pi
#1298 Linux bug leaves 1.4 billion Android users vulnerable to hijacking attacks
#1297 Shark: New Ransomware-as-a-Service threat takes bite of proceeds
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