Why Third-party Apps Pose the Biggest Risk to Connected Cars

More than half (58%) of the applications failed to warn users about the risks of using the owner’s account from the original automaker’s service. The problem with using non-proprietary apps is that some developers use an authorization token to validate the user – as opposed to user name and password authentication – is that if a token is compromised, malefactors can get access to the cars the same way they would by using victims’ credentials.

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