FBI Warns ELDs Could Let Hackers Control Your Vehicle, Steal Your Information, And More

This is imperative you review this article if you are a driver using ELD. Be careful out there.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released a warning that Electronic Logging Devices can make companies vulnerable to hacking by cyber criminals. The potential damage that could be caused is enormous. And ELDs which are vulnerable include those provided by large, well-known companies.

As the FBI points out, there were no security checks or even quality assurance requirements put in place for ELD suppliers as part of the regulation that mandated them in CMVs. Because of that, the FBI says that most ELDs, including those produced by “well-known companies” did “little to nothing follow cybersecurity best practices” and are considered “vulnerable to compromise.”

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