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Spoofed signals could disable anti-collision systems on connected vehicles, report warns

This and a host of other potential dangers await the connected, smart, and autonomous vehicle industry, according to new research.

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Protecting the growing attack surface presented by an emerging market of connected, smart, and autonomous vehicles will only become more difficult, according to a new report from the Cloud Security Alliance. Spoofed signals sent from infrastructure and other vehicles could thwart braking, accelerator, or anti-collision systems, the report warns.

“For a safe and secure transportation system,” researchers concluded, “the [connected vehicle technology development] community must take a fresh look at the larger picture, and develop the policies, designs, and operations needed to incorporate security throughout the design.”

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