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Tag Archives: Toyota

Vindication for Toyota? Proving the Negative

– In my February 16, 2010 Bloginfosec column “Negative Testing Revisited – Vehicle Control Systems (Part 1),” I describe and discuss the concerns about the software controlling the brakes on Toyota regular-engine and hybrid vehicles and Ford hybrids. The supposition was that there were…

EMP-athy for Toyota

– In my previous column on electromagnetic pulse attacks, namely, “EMO (Electromagnetic Pulse) – Yet Another Critical Infrastructure Concern,” posted on December 28, 2009, I wrote about the threat of an EMP attack. We did receive an email from a reader thanking us for raising the topic. She…

Negative Testing Revisited – Vehicle Control Systems (Part 1)

– In my January 11, 2010 column “Security Testing’s Missing Link and the Revelation of Drone Images,” I recounted the episode of the interception by terrorists of the transmission of video images from drones. I attributed much of the issue to a lack of negative testing, that is, testing for…