Automotive hacking – the cyber risk auto insurers must consider

“When you think about how thefts of vehicles happened traditionally, somebody needed to hotwire or manually break into a vehicle,” said Sandee Perfetto (pictured), senior director of personal lines core products for underwriting solutions at Verisk.

“Now you have more connectivity that potentially leads to more access points in the vehicle, as well as through the fobs that are used to access and remotely start them.”

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Data or privacy breaches are the most common cyber incidents in vehicles, followed by thefts or break-ins using a wireless key fob. Malicious

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