SyScan Hack Olympics winner declared

odel S hacked TeslaMondoA university has just repeated a hack already reported here (and doubted here) a couple days back, and won a $10k prize at the SyScan security conference in Beijing. The hack commandeers the Tesla user app and causes some relatively innocuous car behavior such as horn-honking and moonroof-opening. Tesla has been notified and doubtless will sew this up on the quick.

TeslaMondo considers this a solid performance review for Tesla security wiz Kristin Paget. The world’s best hackers cannot control the car’s movements, as they’ve done with other marques.

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