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Hackers can unlock Tesla cars by stealing owners' passwords

2014/03/31

Softpedia - (International) A security researcher reported that the password created by Tesla car owners can be easily obtained via brute force attacks due to it only containing six letters and numbers, allowing attackers to track the location of Tesla cars or unlock the door locks remotely. The remote management API also may share credentials with untrusted third parties that could also lead to security issues.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Hackers-Can-Unlock-Tesla-Cars-by-Stealing-Owners-Passwords-434979.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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