Tag Archives: Car

BMW kicks subscription for heated seats

[German]U-turn at BMW, when it comes to seat heating as a subscription. Announced as recently as 2020, this option is to disappear in the future. Instead, the car manufacturer wants to focus on other software services. This was announced by … Continue reading

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Vulnerabilities in connected cars allow remote access at Honda, Nissan, Infiniti, Acura, etc.

[German]Modern vehicles are equipped with a lot of electronics and software so that they can access various functions as conveniently as possible. However, security researchers have identified serious weaknesses in vehicles from Honda, Nissan, Infiniti and Acura. In the U.S., … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Fail: Toyota enables remote start of its connected cars only with monthly subscription

[German]A brief information from the world of networked cars, which is constantly being praised by manufactures. The car manufacturers are seeing the whole thing as an goldmine. Japanese manufacturer Toyota (Slogan: Nothing is impossible) is forging ahead. After some time, … Continue reading

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Software: Our grave as future car owners?

[German]Do you have a car? At some point, you will probably have to replace it. What used to be an expensive but often joyful act could mutate into a nightmare in the future. The Beetle shown here is not affected … Continue reading

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London Cabs with Windows Blue Screen on the go …

[German]Nice surprise for people living in London (GB). There are taxis driving around with advertisements on the roof. The display boards are controlled by Windows – and there are nice Blue Screens of Dead, with which the taxis advertise the … Continue reading

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