NYU Tandon Prof Unveils Homeland Security- Funded Framework for Software Security in Cars
The team said the time is coming when our cars have to have the same level of protection as our laptops. Meet Uptane.
- Tyler Woods for Technical.ly January 19th, 2017
- Source: http://technical.ly/brooklyn/2017/01/19/nyu-tandon-justin-cappos-car-security-uptane/
Here's the scenario: You're cruising in your electric car and you hear your doors lock all around you. A message pops up on your central console demanding you wire $10,000 in Bitcoin to a Russian hacker or else he’ll cut off your brakes and send you zooming, out of control down the highway.
That's the nightmare scenario that a group of researchers, led by NYU Tandon professor Justin Cappos, wants to avoid.