White hats bring much-needed innovation to automotive cyber security

Ethical hackers are helping automakers uncover the potentially catastrophic bugs they missed in development. By Xavier Boucherat

The concept of ethical hacking is by no means new; since the dawn of the online computer age, the services of ‘white hats’—computer hackers who work with organisations to identify cyber security weaknesses—have been called on to fend off malicious ‘black hats’. Whether guided by their consciences or the prospect of a pay-off from a major automaker, these hackers are finding plenty of opportunities within automotive.

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