This year's Embedded World 2015 presented significant trends for software development and a few surprising observations. Find out what happened and what we learnedRead More »
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At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, automotive manufacturers focused a lot of attention on the new, improved computers they will be installing in their cars in the coming years. This will make upcoming models far more vulnerable to potential hackers, putting car owners in serious dangerRead More »
Last week, we held a joint webinar with QNX Software Systems discussing how static analysis plays a key role in automotive functional safety and ISO 26262 (you can watch the recording here). We had developers, testers, architects, and students attend from all over the world and they all had one interest in common: better delivery of safe automotive software. We always try to understand our attendees and here’s an interesting result from one of the polls we ran (based on table 9 of ISO 26262-6, which lists methods of design verification for software units): WhichRead More »
Even as the Internet of Things is expected to see rapid growth in the next few years, the security threats associated with more connected devices are growing as well. And the challenges for developers of embedded software in such devices are myriadRead More »
Some SD cards contain embedded software vulnerabilities that enable arbitrary code execution on the cardRead More »
Over the past few years, concerns have been raised at various times about the security of embedded software in medical devices such as insulin pumps, pacemakers and even Fitbit fitness monitorsRead More »
Sony released its highly anticipated Playstation 4 console at midnight on Nov. 15, and, while substantial reports of errors have not emerged, an immediate firmware update required by the console did prompt some confusion and high-flying accusationsRead More »
A backdoor in the firmware of certain D-Link routers could allow an attacker to access and change the device's settings or to execute arbitrary codeRead More »
In addition to conventional radar, today's ships use technology known as automated identification systems to track their movements, improving oversight, navigation, safety and, critically, collision avoidanceRead More »
A new class action lawsuit claims that carmakers hid known cybersecurity defects...
There are a number of factors unique to the automotive industry that have made cars particularly vulnerable to hackers...
As auto manufacturers move closer and closer toward full-scale driverless vehicle production, the need for cybersecurity measures will become essential...