Self-driving cars vs hackers: Can these eight rules stop security breaches? | ZDNet

The increasingly internet-connected nature of vehicles means cars are fast becoming just another potential target for hackers looking to steal personal dataremotely control vehicles, or even leave the driver unable to start the car because the systems have been infected with ransomware.

And that’s before the eventual arrival of driverless vehicles on roads across the country.

In an effort to combat the issue before it’s too late, the UK government has issued a set of cybersecurity guidelines for connected and autonomous vehicles in order to better protect them from hackers and cyberattacks.

While many automotive companies already have specialists focusing on security, the eight principles are designed to provide guidance to car manufacturers and their supply chains on how they can ensure cyber security is ingrained into every level of the car building process.

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Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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