Vulnerability in the Tesla Model S allows hackers to get and steal electric car

When we talk about critical vulnerabilities, as a rule, are due to problems with PCs and mobile devices, but recently this list has expanded significantly. For example, weaknesses, fraught with skillful use of hackers very serious consequences found in the electric car Tesla Model S, the same one that was installed on the day the world record in drag-racing on the quarter mile. It is reported that an attacker if desired, may have to steal electric car without the need for electronic keychain.
Vulnerability in the Tesla Model S allows hackers to get and steal electric car
According to experts from the Chinese company Qihoo 360, which develop in the field of information security, the vulnerability in the Tesla Model S can be used for attacks like man in the middle”, where hackers are able to hack the authentication system by intervening in the exchange of data between the actual machine and an electronic key FOB, Valet key here.
Thus obtained valuable information can be used to bypass cash security mechanisms and make, and then to steal electric car. According to experts Qihoo 360, because the exchange of data in the specified event occurs on the normal channel, experienced hackers is not too difficult to catch them by means of a special device, and the signal from the electronic key FOB can be recorded, even if the car is not send any commands. Itself Tesla acknowledged the vulnerability in their product, promising to release a patch, but if he’s in one of the released updates, it is not yet clear.

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