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Elon Musk Calls Hackers' Findings on Tesla Autopilot Flaws ‘Solid Work’

A Tesla Model S car equipped with Autopilot.

A Tesla Model S car equipped with Autopilot.

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Elon Musk praised a security lab’s findings of flaws in Tesla Inc.’s driver-assistance system Autopilot, including a hack the group said could lead the company’s electric cars to enter into oncoming traffic.

Tencent Keen Security Lab said in a blog post Monday that it was able to activate automatic windshield wipers, and that it was able to control the steering system of a Model S using a wireless gamepad. It also said placing markings on the road can trick Autopilot.