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Vulnerability in Connected Drive allows unlocking BMW cars via mobile phone

2015/01/30

Softpedia - (International) German automobile club ADAC identified a security flaw in a digital-service system, Connected Drive, which is installed on 2.2 million BMW vehicles worldwide, that could allow an attacker to unlock the car's doors and manipulate functions activated by a SIM card. BMW officials confirmed the flaw and stated that a fix would be released by January 31 for the affected BMW, Mini, and Rolls Royce vehicles produced between March 2010 and December 2014.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Connected-Drive-Glitch-Allows-2-2-Million-BMW-Cars-To-Be-Unlocked-via-Phone-471708.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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