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Showing posts from May, 2018

BMW On-Board Computer Security Risks Identified

Chinese researchers have identified over a dozen potential security flaws involving the on-board computer systems in multiple BMW models including the 5,7 and X series vehicles. Roughly half of the security flaws require hackers to physically have access to your vehicle in order to exploit the vulnerabilities via a USB drive, but the remaining flaws can be accessed remotely. BMW has already begun to patch these flaws via wireless updates.

The security vulnerabilities don't seem to pose a Michael Hastings level of hacker access, but peace of mind is found knowing that BMW is diligently working to patch these flaws.

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BMW Unveils 9Cento Concept Motorcycle

BMW recently unveiled a new concept motorcycle known as the 9cento. The nove cento was designed to achieve a balance of features, such as power, performance, agility, and mobility. The 9cento achieves this balance through rationally designed functional features.

An exciting feature is found within the additional storage compartment which possesses the ability to transform into a passenger seat and is attached to the 9cento via a electromagnet. No release date is available at this time, but more information regarding the BMW nove cento will be available in the near future.

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