Tesla Fixes Software Bug That Exposed Hacking Vulnerabilities

  • Researchers able to control locks, breaks, windshield wipers
  • Tesla issues fix in 10 days; says risk to customers was low

Hacking Into a Tesla

Tesla Motors Inc. released a software update to fix bugs that allowed Chinese ‘white-hat hackers’ to remotely break into the Model S’ control system and disrupt actions including turn signals, seat positions, displays and the door lock system.

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