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Tesla Model S hacked in Chinese security contest


Bloomberg News - (International) Researchers with Qihoo 360 Technology Co., reported identifying security vulnerabilities in the Tesla Model S vehicle that could allow an attacker to remotely operate the door locks, horn, skylight, and headlights of the vehicle while in motion. Tesla Motors stated that the company will investigate and address any issues identified by Qihoo 360 Technology or others during the SyScan +360 conference.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:01