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Friday, March 31, 2023

Thanks to three vulnerabilities chained together, malicious hackers could remotely hack into a Tesla, turn off the lights, honk the horn, open the trunk, activate the windshield wipers and mess with the infotainment system, according to security researchers.



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...The researchers, who work for security firm Synacktiv, found the vulnerabilities and showcased them at the Pwn2Own conference in Vancouver last week.

The worst-case scenario allowed by these vulnerabilities, at least as far as the researchers know, is to mess with a driver with some annoying, and potentially disruptive tactics.

The good news, at least according to what Tesla told the researchers, is that they couldn't have turned on and off the car, or steered the wheel....

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2023-03-30 03:21 PM | Reply

Anything related to fElon is crap.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2023-03-30 04:12 PM | Reply

Yep--all NPR on the radio, all the time!

#3 | Posted by catdog at 2023-03-31 03:02 PM | Reply

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