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Your BMW can be stolen by any idiot with a $30 hacking kit

Your BMW can be stolen by any idiot with a $30 hacking kit

The security holes in on-board diagnostics security systems are nothing new. But an easy-to-use kit, containing a reprogramming device and a blank key, is now available over the net, allowing even the non-technical to exploit the systems and drive off with a sweet ride.

BlackBerry outage made roads safer, police claim

BlackBerry outage made roads safer, police claim

Police in the UAE have given a surprising explanation for a dramatic fall in traffic accidents last week: drivers' BlackBerrys weren't working.

Was BlackBerry's service outage the real reason for better road safety - or were other factors at play?

Remote hacker immobilises over 100 cars

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A 20-year-old man has been arrested in Austin, Texas, after allegedly hacking into a computer system which caused more than 100 cars to be disabled with, in some cases, their horns blaring out repeatedly. Omar Ramos-Lopez, a former employee of Read more…

Classic car rally at Sophos

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Yesterday, Sophos's UK office in Abingdon was proud to play host to a classic car rally. Gorgeous weather greeted more than 50 classic cars, including MGs (most of which were actually built in Abingdon between 1929 and 1980) and Morgans Read more…