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Tesla Model S hacked to start without key


Softpedia - (International) Qihoo 360 reported a vulnerability in the Tesla Model S discovered during a demonstration at the SyScan security conference in Beijing that could allow an attacker to unlock the vehicle, start the engine, and drive away with the vehicle by intercepting the communication between the key fob and the car. Tesla officials confirmed the flaw and stated that a fix would be released to close the vulnerability.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:14