Source: Enisa puts Cybersecurity in the driver’s seat | ENISA

The Arrival of Smart Cars

The automotive industry is undergoing an evolution towards connected and autonomous vehicles. Increasingly smart cars include added features that enhance users’ experience or improve car safety. However, if not properly secured, such features can also be leveraged by hackers, and lead to cyberattacks that can result in vehicle immobilisation, road accidents, financial losses, disclosure of sensitive data and even endanger road users’ safety.