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Toyota presented PASTA (Portable Automotive Security Testbed) Car-Hacking Tool

Takuya Yoshida from Toyota’s InfoTechnology Center and his colleague Tsuyoshi Toyama are members of a Toyota team that developed the new tool, called PASTA (Portable Automotive Security Testbed).

PASTA is an open-source testing platform specifically designed for car hacking, it was developed to help experts to test cyber security features of modern vehicles.

At theBLACK HAT EUROPE 2018 held in London the duo presented thetool and confirmed that Toyota plans to share the specifications on Github and will start selling the fully built system in Japan.

A research team from Toyota InfoTechnology Center will present “PASTA: Portable Automotive Security Testbed with Adaptability” in a new Briefing at #BlackHat Europe in London, December 3-6

— Black Hat (@BlackHatEvents) October 10, 2018

The PASTA car hacking tool is contained in an 8 kg portable briefcase, experts highlightedthe delay of the automotive industry in developing cyber security for modern cars.


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