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IoT Devices Present New Security Challenges with No Equivalent in Conventional IT, Government Report States

Karamba Security | July 10th, 2019
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NIST report states that IoT devices must be able to verify software, firmware, and information integrity in order to stay secure.

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‘Jeep Hackers’ Cybersecurity Solutions are Smart, but Don't Address In-Memory Fileless Attacks

Assaf Harel, Karamba Security Chief Scientist | July 9th, 2019
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When looking over the security architecture designed by Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, we see some overlooked attack vectors.

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The Writing is on the Wall: Product Security Must be Built in by Manufacturers

Ami Dotan, Karamba Security CEO and Co-Founder | July 8th, 2019
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A series of recent publications in the US and Europe indicate that the industry - and government - are starting to take note, and realize the importance of embedded security for connected products.

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IoT Cyber Threats Take Center Stage at Cyberweek 2019

Karamba Security | June 25, 2019
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Day 2 of Cyberweek 2019 hosted a fascinating conference on the threats facing IoT devices - and all of us.

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Small Country, Big (Smart Mobility) Dreams

Karamba Security | June 13th, 2019
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There’s an elite class of world cities that stand apart from the rest. Cities like Tokyo, Shanghai, London, New York, and San Francisco, which drive the global economy and chart the course of human progress. There are also cities like Tel Aviv that punch above their weight when it comes to innovation, talent, and the ability and desire to shake things up a bit.

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Karamba Hosts Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford for Cybersecurity Demo

Karamba Security | June 12th, 2019
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Ford and the Karamba team discussed the importance of cybersecurity as the automated car revolution picks up speed.

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Intel shadow stack – A Bridge Too Far for the Tech Giant?

Karamba Security | June 11th, 2019
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Intel has yet to deploy its Control-Flow Enforcement Technology (CET) in its for-market processors, yet another testament to the importance of control flow integrity (CFI) for addressing in-memory cyberattacks.

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Opens New Innovation Center in Tel Aviv

Karamba Security | June 10th, 2019
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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Opens New Innovation Center in Tel Aviv

Karamba Security is among the select group of Israeli hi-tech companies that the alliance has chosen to work with on joint prototyping projects.

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For Third Straight Year, Karamba Security Wins Big at TU-Automotive Detroit

Karamba Security | June 6th, 2019
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It is the latest in a long line of accolades for Karamba Security, which provides embedded, deterministic security for automotive, Industry 4.0, enterprise edge, and IoT connected systems.

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How Karamba XGuard Can Help You Meet NIST Cybersecurity Guidelines

Karamba Security | June 3rd, 2019
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How Karamba XGuard can help you meet NIST cybersecurity guidelines

A quick look at recent NIST reports on cybersecurity reveals how Karamba’s Carwall and XGuard security suites can help systems and companies meet these federal guidelines for cybersecurity.

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What 'Knight Rider' Got Wrong About Automotive Cybersecurity

Karamba Security | May 30, 2019
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This 1983 episode of “Knight Rider” shows an early TV depiction of a remote hack of an autonomous car — and it gets almost everything wrong. Let’s take it step by step.

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In Baltimore Cyberattack, the Blueprint for Ransomware Mayhem

Karamba Security | May 27, 2019
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Imagine your data and the keys to your operating system have been seized in the hands of faceless, nameless hackers who caught you slipping. They’ve named their price and the clock is ticking – pay up or lose all access to your system.

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The Sheer Volume of Attacks on Connected Vehicles: What You Need to Know

Karamba Security | May 22nd, 2019
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The Sheer Volume of Attacks on Connected Vehicles: What You Need to Know

If you have a connected vehicle, then by the time you finish reading this post it may be targeted by more than three dozen attack attempts.

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Let Hackers in and Shine a Spotlight on Them – How Karamba’s ThreatHive works

Aviv Sinai, Karamba R&D engineer | May 22nd, 2019
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Let Hackers in and Shine a Spotlight on Them – How Karamba’s ThreatHive Works

Imagine a home security system that lets burglars in through the front door - and records their every move. Now you have an idea of what Karamba is doing with ThreatHive.

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Why Karamba Security is Expanding

Ami Dotan, CEO and Co-Founder | May 13th, 2019
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Why Karamba Security is Expanding

Karamba CEO and Co-Founder Ami Dotan explains the decision to expand into the wider world of connected systems – from Industry 4.0 to consumer IoT, and enterprise edge devices.

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Automobiles - The Ultimate Manufactured System

Karamba Security | May 13, 2019
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At some point, the most sophisticated, earth-shattering hacking campaign could be launched from your fridge.

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Q&A Twitter Session with Assaf Harel

Marketing Team at CES | January 10, 2019
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Answering our Twitter followers’ questions on Automotive Cybersecurity and More.

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Why 2019 Will Be a Great Year

Amir Einav, VP Marketing | December 31, 2018
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Why 2019 will be a great year

As we close 2018 let me share a prediction- Karamba Security, and Automotive Cybersecurity in general, are heading towards a great year.

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Karamba, Check Point, and Mobileye to Represent Israeli Industry in First-Ever Israel-Taiwan High-Tech Forum

Amir Einav, VP Marketing | August 24, 2018
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Karamba, Check Point, and Mobileye to Represent Israeli Industry in First Israel-Taiwan High-Tech Forum in Taipei

Karamba Security, Mobileye (INTC), and Check Point Software (CHKP) were selected as the three companies invited to present the Israeli high-tech industry in a business-to-businees forum held by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) this week.

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Karamba Security's Challenge of RiCAN Morty at DEFCON's Car Hacking Village

Roi Inbar, Innovation Engineer | August 16, 2018
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Karamba Security’s Challenge in the Car Hacking Village at DEFCON

DEFCON is one of the biggest Hacker conferences – a blend of curious, creative, geeks and professionals come to one place with the aim of looking at the things we use every day in a different way and making them act differently than they were designed for.

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The Hacking Challenge of the Year - RiCAN Morty - at DefCon 26 2018

Assaf Harel, Chief Scientist & Co-founder | July 23, 2018
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Karamba Security is sponsoring the RiCAN Morty Challenge at DefCon 26’s Car Hacking Village

Are you ready for DefCon 26? We are! If you want to participate in our challenge we recommend you to sign up on time.

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Researchers identified multiple vulnerabilities in connected systems in BMW models

Assaf Harel, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder | May 24, 2018
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Researchers identified multiple vulnerabilities in connected systems in BMW models

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In-Memory Protection and the Recently-Discovered Vulnerability Exploits

Assaf Harel, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder | May 2, 2018
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This week’s research news: A Vulnerability in Infotainment Systems used in VW and Audi Models

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At CES, Preventing Cyber Attacks Drove OEM & Tier-1 Interest in Karamba’s Autonomous Security

David Barzilai, Chairman & Co-Founder | January 22, 2018
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Karamba Security Suite, CES 2018, Las Vegas, NV.

CES started as a B2C tradeshow and B2B is now equally important. For the automotive industry, cybersecurity was one of the major areas of interest among OEMs and Tier-1s who came to Las Vegas to learn about attack vectors and prevention.

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How to build a CAN Sniffer

Itay Khazon & Eli Mordechai | January 18, 2018
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Overview

CAN Bus - Controller Area Network bus - is a high-integrity serial bus system for networking intelligent devices adopted by the automotive industry and, in 1993, it became the international standard known as ISO 11898.

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How to build RPI3 ARMv8 aarch64 build

Alexei Sragovitch | November 2, 2017
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Updated July 22nd, 2018

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Raspberry Pi 3 (RPi3) currently uses cortex A53, which contains ARMv8 architecture CPU. However, most available documented builds for RPi3 are based on ARMv7 rather than ARMv8. In this post, I’ll explain how to build an RPi3 ARMv8 using Yocto Project on an Ubuntu machine.

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Extracting the content of a QNX IFS Image

Evgeny Dratva | October 19, 2017
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How to approach dumping a QNX Image

While integrating Karamba protection into a QNX IFS image, I found that I first needed to extract the contents of a ready IFS image in order to inspect the binaries on the build machine for Karamba whitelisting purposes. I needed to know what those binaries would look like in their “final” form, after they’ve been stripped of debug symbols and otherwise modified by the IFS building utility.

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Changing CAN Protocol isn’t a Solution – ECU Hardening Is

David Barzilai, Chairman and Co-Founder | September 12, 2017
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CAN Protocol Vulnerability

Recently, Trend Micro published a technical brief discussing a vulnerability they found in the CAN protocol, which enabled denial of service (DoS) attacks to be invisible to CAN-based intrusion detection solutions. In the technical brief, they recommended that car manufacturers change CAN protocol in their vehicle, in order to make cars immune to such DoS attacks.

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Snatching a Self-Driving Vehicle With an ipad

Karamba Security | August 31, 2017
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Snatching a Self-Driving Vehicle with an iPad

An exposition participant for an annual conference event on robotics and new technologies (We’ll call them ICORP) convened with Karamba to create a joint demo presentation.

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Netflix’s iBoy Shows the Dangerous Possibilities of Car Hacking

Karamba Security | August 24, 2017
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Dangerous Possibilities of Car Hacking

iBoy is a sci-fi movie set in near-future London. A teen traveling to see his friend after school finds robbers in his friend’s house; he is shot in the head before he can escape.

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The Connected Car Security Seminar Tokyo, Japan

Karamba Security | July 16, 2017
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The Connected Car Security Seminar

Asgent, Inc., Sumimoto’s SCSK Corporation, and Karamba Security hosted the Connected Car Security Seminar on Autonomous Security Products in Tokyo, Japan on July 3rd, 2017. The Seminar featured methodologies behind security protection of Autonomous Vehicles focused on Electronic Control Units (ECUs).

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What Happens When Car Scrapping Goes Wrong?

Karamba Security | July 13, 2017
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While it’s nice to think that all cars go to Car Heaven, in reality they go through a scrap metal recycling process. In order to recycle the remains of your vehicle, you need to get a special permit and find an Authorized Treatment Facility (ATF).

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Karamba Steps up to Cross-industry Calls on Autonomous Car Security

David Barzilai, Chairman & Co-Founder | June 08, 2017
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Implementations to Automotive Connectivity

Connected cars increasingly rely on computer processors and upwards of 100 million lines of computer code to operate. With the proliferation of processors and vehicle software the cyberattack surface and sophistication of hacks has grown.

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Introducing a Different Cybersecurity Solution - EcoMotion

Karamba Security | May 18, 2017
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EcoMotion 2017

EcoMotion is a community with over 700 affiliated organizations related to the Smart Transportation sector. EcoMotion’s 2017 Main Event presented a showcase of vehicle technology companies and a variety of panels and presentations. Ami Dotan, CEO & Co-Founder of Karamba Security, was invited to participate at the “Cyber for Cars” panel to answer paramount questions that concern the automotive cyber security industry.

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A Different Auto Cyber Security

Assaf Harel, CTO & Co-Founder | May 16, 2017
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Security bugs in the connected vehicle

In A hacker’s guide to fixing automotive cybersecurity, Charlie Miller puts in perspective which cyber security challenges exist for the automotive industry. The article’s conclusion is that all software -even the most reliable- contains security bugs. Even the ones coming from software mammoths such as Microsoft, Google and Apple. The ramifications of these vulnerabilities in cars, evidently, can be severe.

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