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Re: security issues of BLE in a car
alex_m1   4/23/2014 4:33:26 PM
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@junko: the question is - how does cracking bluetooth compares with breaking a regular electronic key fobs. a rough google search shows it possible.

http://boingboing.net/2011/01/19/car-key-fob-technolo.html

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Re: security issues of BLE in a car
junko.yoshida   4/23/2014 11:25:59 AM
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@alex_m1, it's funny because one of the industry analysts I was talking to me this morning also sent me this exact same article. I will be probing this issue further.

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Re: security issues of BLE in a car
alex_m1   4/23/2014 10:47:26 AM
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@Junko: according to [1] bluetooth can be hacked.

[1]http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2534754

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security issues of BLE in a car
junko.yoshida   4/22/2014 6:41:18 PM
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Does anyone have any insight on the security issues of BLE, once it starts to get used for opening and closing a door of a car (windows, etc.)?

Is it even remotely a conceivable for some total strangers -- other than you and your family members -- open your car door while you are driving?

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Is BLE in a car credible?
junko.yoshida   4/22/2014 4:39:04 PM
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I would have been a lot more skeptical if Bluetooth low energy (BLE) in a car was pitched on the basis of "consumers' growing appetite for opening the door of a car via their smartphones."

My discussion with TI was fascinating, I am now more convinced of it, simply because there is a lot of economic incentives on the part of automakers to go for BLE.

Are you also seeing the proliferation of BLE in automotive sector (beyond the control of infotainment systems)?

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Re: small error
junko.yoshida   4/22/2014 4:33:19 PM
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@ewertz, I apologize. My mistake. I corrected the parts numbers above in the story. Thanks!

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small error
ewertz   4/22/2014 3:25:18 PM
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"SimpleLink CC2541 (dualmode Bluetooth)"

I think you mean SimpleLink CC2561/CC2564 rather than CC254x, as the latter is a BLE-only (or proprietary) solution, and has no SimpleLink family member (at least not yet).

 



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