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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/proprietary malware-cars.html proprietary-b...
Date: Wed, 8 May 2019 08:12:52 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 19/05/08 08:12:52

Modified files:
        proprietary    : malware-cars.html proprietary-back-doors.html 
                         proprietary-surveillance.html proprietary.html 
        proprietary/workshop: mal.rec 

Log message:
        FordPass Connect spyware (RT #1381857).

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/malware-cars.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.25&r2=1.26
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/proprietary-back-doors.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.86&r2=1.87
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.269&r2=1.270
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/proprietary.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.129&r2=1.130
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/workshop/mal.rec?cvsroot=www&r1=1.93&r2=1.94

Patches:
Index: malware-cars.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/malware-cars.html,v
retrieving revision 1.25
retrieving revision 1.26
diff -u -b -r1.25 -r1.26
--- malware-cars.html   20 Apr 2019 15:57:58 -0000      1.25
+++ malware-cars.html   8 May 2019 12:12:52 -0000       1.26
@@ -47,6 +47,19 @@
 <div class="column-limit" id="malware-cars"></div>
 
 <ul class="blurbs">
+  <li id="M201905050">
+    <p>The FordPass Connect feature of some Ford vehicles has <a
+    
href="https://www.myfordpass.com/content/ford_com/fp_app/en_us/termsprivacy.html";>
+    near-complete access to the internal car network</a>. It is constantly
+    connected to the cellular phone network and sends Ford a lot of data,
+    including car location. This feature operates even when the ignition
+    key is removed, and users report that they can't disable it.</p>
+
+    <p>If you own one of these cars, have you succeeded in breaking the
+    connectivity by disconnecting the cellular modem, or wrapping the
+    antenna in aluminum foil?</p>
+  </li>
+
   <li id="M201904150">
     <p id="M201509210">Volkswagen programmed its car engine computers to <a
     
href="https://www.petri.com/volkswagen-used-software-to-cheat-on-emissions";>
@@ -313,7 +326,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/04/20 15:57:58 $
+$Date: 2019/05/08 12:12:52 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: proprietary-back-doors.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/proprietary-back-doors.html,v
retrieving revision 1.86
retrieving revision 1.87
diff -u -b -r1.86 -r1.87
--- proprietary-back-doors.html 13 Apr 2019 12:38:32 -0000      1.86
+++ proprietary-back-doors.html 8 May 2019 12:12:52 -0000       1.87
@@ -314,6 +314,19 @@
 <h3 id='universal'>Full control</h3>
 
 <ul class="blurbs">
+  <li id="M201905050">
+    <p>The FordPass Connect feature of some Ford vehicles has <a
+    
href="https://www.myfordpass.com/content/ford_com/fp_app/en_us/termsprivacy.html";>
+    near-complete access to the internal car network</a>. It is constantly
+    connected to the cellular phone network and sends Ford a lot of data,
+    including car location. This feature operates even when the ignition
+    key is removed, and users report that they can't disable it.</p>
+
+    <p>If you own one of these cars, have you succeeded in breaking the
+    connectivity by disconnecting the cellular modem, or wrapping the
+    antenna in aluminum foil?</p>
+  </li>
+
   <li id="M201812300">
     <p>New GM cars <a
     href="https://media.gm.com/media/us/en/gmc/vehicles/canyon/2019.html";>
@@ -570,7 +583,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/04/13 12:38:32 $
+$Date: 2019/05/08 12:12:52 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: proprietary-surveillance.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html,v
retrieving revision 1.269
retrieving revision 1.270
diff -u -b -r1.269 -r1.270
--- proprietary-surveillance.html       27 Apr 2019 19:42:28 -0000      1.269
+++ proprietary-surveillance.html       8 May 2019 12:12:52 -0000       1.270
@@ -1901,6 +1901,19 @@
 </div>
 
 <ul class="blurbs">
+  <li id="M201905050">
+    <p>The FordPass Connect feature of some Ford vehicles has <a
+    
href="https://www.myfordpass.com/content/ford_com/fp_app/en_us/termsprivacy.html";>
+    near-complete access to the internal car network</a>. It is constantly
+    connected to the cellular phone network and sends Ford a lot of data,
+    including car location. This feature operates even when the ignition
+    key is removed, and users report that they can't disable it.</p>
+
+    <p>If you own one of these cars, have you succeeded in breaking the
+    connectivity by disconnecting the cellular modem, or wrapping the
+    antenna in aluminum foil?</p>
+  </li>
+
   <li id="M201903290">
     <p>Tesla cars collect lots of personal data, and <a
     
href="https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/29/tesla-model-3-keeps-data-like-crash-videos-location-phone-contacts.html";>
@@ -2322,7 +2335,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/04/27 19:42:28 $
+$Date: 2019/05/08 12:12:52 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: proprietary.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/proprietary.html,v
retrieving revision 1.129
retrieving revision 1.130
diff -u -b -r1.129 -r1.130
--- proprietary.html    27 Apr 2019 19:42:28 -0000      1.129
+++ proprietary.html    8 May 2019 12:12:52 -0000       1.130
@@ -146,6 +146,19 @@
 <h3 id="latest">Latest additions</h3>
 
 <ul class="blurbs">
+  <li id="M201905050">
+    <p>The FordPass Connect feature of some Ford vehicles has <a
+    
href="https://www.myfordpass.com/content/ford_com/fp_app/en_us/termsprivacy.html";>
+    near-complete access to the internal car network</a>. It is constantly
+    connected to the cellular phone network and sends Ford a lot of data,
+    including car location. This feature operates even when the ignition
+    key is removed, and users report that they can't disable it.</p>
+
+    <p>If you own one of these cars, have you succeeded in breaking the
+    connectivity by disconnecting the cellular modem, or wrapping the
+    antenna in aluminum foil?</p>
+  </li>
+
   <li id="M201904240">
     <p>Some of users' commands to the Alexa service are <a
     
href="https://www.smh.com.au/technology/alexa-is-someone-else-listening-to-us-sometimes-someone-is-20190411-p51d4g.html";>
@@ -218,22 +231,6 @@
     department how this wastes your time dealing with endless connections
     and premature hardware failures.</p>
   </li>
-
-  <li id="M201904150">
-    <p id="M201509210">Volkswagen programmed its car engine computers to <a
-    
href="https://www.petri.com/volkswagen-used-software-to-cheat-on-emissions";>
-    detect the Environmental Protection Agency's emission tests</a>, and
-    run dirty the rest of the time. In real driving, the cars exceeded
-    emissions standards by a factor of up to 35.</p>
-
-    <p>Using free software would not have stopped Volkswagen from
-    programming it this way, but would have made it harder to conceal,
-    and given the users the possibility of correcting the deception.</p>
-
-    <p>Former executives of Volkswagen are being <a
-    
href="https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/apr/15/former-head-of-volkswagen-could-face-10-years-in-prison";>
-    sued over this fraud</a>.</p>
-  </li>
 </ul>
 
 
@@ -294,7 +291,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/04/27 19:42:28 $
+$Date: 2019/05/08 12:12:52 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: workshop/mal.rec
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/workshop/mal.rec,v
retrieving revision 1.93
retrieving revision 1.94
diff -u -b -r1.93 -r1.94
--- workshop/mal.rec    27 Apr 2019 19:42:28 -0000      1.93
+++ workshop/mal.rec    8 May 2019 12:12:52 -0000       1.94
@@ -25,6 +25,25 @@
 ####    Please don't remove the blank line after this marker!    ####
 # ADD NEW BLURB HERE
 
+Added: 2019-05-08
+Id: 201905050
+RT: 1381857
+PubDate: 2019-05-05
+Target: proprietary-surveillance.html SpywareInVehicles
+Target: proprietary-back-doors.html universal
+Target: malware-cars.html malware-cars
+Keywords: ford
+Blurb: <p>The FordPass Connect feature of some Ford vehicles has <a
++   
href="https://www.myfordpass.com/content/ford_com/fp_app/en_us/termsprivacy.html";>
++   near-complete access to the internal car network</a>. It is constantly
++   connected to the cellular phone network and sends Ford a lot of data,
++   including car location. This feature operates even when the ignition
++   key is removed, and users report that they can't disable it.</p>
++
++   <p>If you own one of these cars, have you succeeded in breaking the
++   connectivity by disconnecting the cellular modem, or wrapping the
++   antenna in aluminum foil?</p>
+
 Added: 2019-04-27
 Id: 201904240
 RT: www-discuss 2019-04-26 (surveillance)



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