Leaked: 540,000 vehicle tracking accounts

The Kromtech Security Center recently discovered the goldmine of email addresses, passwords, license plates and VINs belonging to...

IoT Privacy & Security Workshop Report

The European Commission organised and hosted an IoT Privacy & Security workshop in Brussels back in January 2017, where...

FTC Workshop on Connected Car Privacy/Security

Modern motor vehicles increasingly are being equipped with technologies that enable them to access information via the Internet...

Research: The Taking Economy: Uber, Information, and Power

Sharing economy firms such as Uber and Airbnb facilitate trusted transactions between strangers on digital platforms. This creates...

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner eyes connected cars

"Modern Cars are more than simply vehicles. They have become smartphones on wheels — mobile sensor networks, capable of...

CES 2017 – Day Two, Privacy Wrap-up

Day 2 of CES comes to a close, and two trends from Day 1 remain: I saw more robots that do face recognition, and I remain...

CES 2017 – Day One, Privacy Wrap-up

Today was the first official day of 2017's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and I walked the show floor to see this year's...

Former Uber Employee Claims Violations of Privacy Rights

A former Uber employee is suing the company for whistleblower retaliation, exposing a startling set of claims about data privacy...

Vulnerabilities of the Connected Car

Security Impact Analysis should be a regulatory requirement for all cars that rise above a certain threshold of connectivity (a...