As the Connected Car Industry Continues to Accelerate, Security Remains Paramount
TEL-AVIV, Israel, November 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ —Argus Cyber Security, a pioneer in automotive cyber security, and Zubie, Inc., a leader in the emerging connected car space, today reported that a security vulnerability was found by Argus in Zubie’s device. After being duly notified by Argus, Zubie took decisive and swift action in fixing the problem, as it relates to consumer safety.
As part of its ongoing research, Argus found that Zubie’s product was vulnerable to a wireless remote takeover. If left unaddressed, this gap would have enabled the installation of a malicious malware that could potentially influence a vehicle’s critical systems. Further technical information is posted on Argus’ blog.