In the information age, releasing any new connected product will draw the attention of people who want to test the limits of just how secure it is. In fact, most large enterprises not only predict this, but offer big bounty programs to encourage "white hat" hackers to find, validate, and responsibly disclose vulnerabilities before bad actors can exploit them in the wild. This, of course, also applies to connected cars like Tesla.

Two security researchers recently published their findings after alleging that it was possible to hack a Tesla simply by the vehicle being near a wireless access point. And to make matters more interesting, they were reportedly able to deliver their attack remotely using a drone with a wireless module affixed to it, making it possible to deliver the attack payload remotely without having a direct line of sight to the vehicle.

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Researchers Use A Drone And A Dongle To Unlock A Tesla

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