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Worth the risk? Insurance dongles save money but pose security risks

Dongles used to save drivers money on their insurance are widely used. But might they have a more aggressive undertone?

It’s long been theorised that usage-based insurance dongles, which are permeating the market, could exist as an easy attack method for hackers to get into the car.

Rather than investing in on-board diagnostics port (OBDII) and dongle solutions, Agero, a provider of vehicle and driver safety and security services, believes that mobile usage-based insurance (UBI) solutions can create a safer and more valuable user experience.

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