From Electrek: Tesla releases more details on the Chinese hack and the subsequent fix

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Earlier this month, we reported on a Chinese whitehat hacker group, the Keen Security Lab at Tencent, managing to remotely hack the Tesla Model S through a malicious wifi hotspot. It is believed to be the first remote hack of a Tesla vehicle.

The hackers reported the vulnerability to Tesla before going public and the automaker pushed an update fairly quickly, but now they released more details on the fix and it shows how serious Tesla is when it comes to security. more…

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On one hand it is great that the Keen Security Lab found a security risk and shared it with Tesla before it became an issue with the general public...( I applaud them for that). On the other hand... to mislead the public and make the security risk seem more dangerous than it really was is shameful.
What is beyond shameful is the need to have to protect ourselves from those that would use this security issue for personal gain or to harm others.