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Hackers can steal your Tesla via Bluetooth

May 18, 2022

Via: Techradar

The lines between virtual and physical damage from cyberattacks are blurring even further after a new method of stealing a Tesla car using Bluetooth technology was uncovered.

A team of researchers from NCC Group built a tool that is capable of mounting a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) relay attack, successfully bypassing all existing protections and authenticating on target endpoints.

While this type of attack works pretty much the same on all kinds of devices, from smartphones to smart locks, researchers opted for a Tesla car.

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