Enhancing location privacy for electric vehicles (at the right time)

Joseph K. Liu, Man Ho Allen Au, Willy Susilo, Jianying Zhou

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An electric vehicle is a promising and futuristic automobile propelled by electric motor(s), using electrical energy stored in batteries or another energy storage device. Due to the need of battery recharging, the cars will be required to visit recharging infrastructure very frequently. This may disclose the users' private information, such as their location, which may expose users' privacy. In this paper, we provide mechanisms to enhance location privacy of electric vehicles at the right time, by proposing an anonymous payment system with privacy protection support. Our technique further allows traceability in the case where the cars are stolen.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputer Security, ESORICS 2012 - 17th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security, Proceedings
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 5 Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event17th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security, ESORICS 2012 - Pisa, Italy
Duration: 10 Sep 201212 Sep 2012

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume7459 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference17th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security, ESORICS 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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