Automotive


  • Adventures in MQTT Part II: Identifying MQTT Brokers in the Wild

    November 18, 2020

    The use of publicly accessible MQTT brokers is prevalent across numerous verticals and technology fields. I was able to identify systems related to energy production, hospitality, finance, healthcare, pharmaceutical manufacturing, building management, surveillance, workplace safety, vehicle fleet management, shipping, construction, natural resource management, agriculture, smart homes and far more. Hackers have been sounding alarms about this ...

  • Tesla accuses employee of Californian factory sabotage

    October 8, 2020

    Tesla has informed workers at its Fremont, California plant that a past employee “sabotaged” operations at the facility. According to an internal memo viewed by BloombergQuint, the incident took place at the 5.3 million square feet facility. Once a General Motors site, Tesla now operates the factory to produce vehicles including the Model S, Model X, ...

  • Elon Musk Confirms, Tesla Factory a Target of Foiled Cyberattack

    August 28, 2020

    Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk has confirmed reports that the Tesla Gigafactory Nevada was a target of a cyberattack earlier in August, which was subsequently thwarted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Tesla Gigafactory Nevada is a lithium-ion battery and electric vehicle factory near Reno, Nevada. The facility, which is owned and operated by Tesla, ...

  • Germany: Series of crashes on major Berlin road an ‘Islamist extremist attack’

    August 19, 2020

    A series of crashes caused by a 30-year-old Iraqi man on a major road in Berlin was an Islamist extremist attack, German prosecutors have said. Six people were injured, three of them severely, when the man allegedly drove into several vehicles, including a motorbike, along a stretch of the city’s motorway on Tuesday evening. The crashes at ...