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Hackers crack Tesla Model 3 in competition, Tesla gives them the car
A group of hackers managed to crack a Tesla Model 3 as part of a hacking competition and Tesla gift them the car for exposing the vulnerability.
Pwn2Own hacking event, which is run by Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI).
The automaker made a Model 3 available to hackers in order to find and exploit vulnerabilities in the vehicle's system.
Vancouver this week and a team of two hackers managed to find an exploit on the last day of competition. in the renderer ”to manage the system control:
To expose the vulnerabilities and give the automaker the opportunity to improve its software security, Tesla is giving them the model 3.
Izes won by team Fluoroacetate during the competition. in its systems.
The automaker increased its max payout per reported bug to $ 15,000 last year and it also took a great step in reinsuring owners who are hacking their own vehicles.
a vehicle is hacked for "good faith security research.
David Lau, Vice President of Vehicle Software at Tesla, commented on their effort:
" We develop our cars with the highest standards of safety in every respect , and our work with the security research community is invaluable to us.Since launching our bug bounty program in 2014 – thefirst to include a connected consumer vehicle – we have continuously increased our inve Stments into partnerships with security researchers to ensure that all Tesla owners constantly benefit from the brightest minds in the community. We look forward to learning about, and rewarding, great work in Pwn2Own so we can continue to improve our products and our approach to designing inherently secure systems. ”
Tesla has also been fairly quick to fix vulnerabilities exposed by hackers
Back in 2016, we reported on a Chinese white 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.