You Can (Not) Drive
Modern cars are governed by an assortment of electronic control systems and sensors, locked behind proprietary encryption standards and processor designs.
This talk is a story about my car hacking journey and the things I’ve learnt along the way. We’ll look at engine management, how a car’s internal network communicates, how modern cars are so interconnected that popping the infotainment gives you complete access to the car’s internal systems, and the forbidden knowledge that some cars do, in fact, run Arch Linux.
Peter is working with Zendesk as a Product Security Engineer. He has previously spent time as a penetration tester and ran the RMIT Information Security Club. He enjoys hacking hardware, fixing cars, and reading convoluted fantasy novels.