In-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system is the name often given to the touchscreen interface in a car’s center console. These consoles often run an operating system such as Windows CE, Linux, QNX, or Green Hills and may even run Android in a VM as well. They can support numerous features with varying levels of integration with the vehicle.

The IVI system offers more remote attack surfaces than any other vehicle component. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to analyze and identify an IVI unit, how to determine how it works, and how to overcome potential hurdles. Once you understand your IVI system, you’ll have gained ...

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