A 19-year-old computer wiz claims he remotely hacked into more than 25 Teslas in 13 countries.
David Colombo, who describes himself as an “information technology specialist,” says Tesla has a software flaw that allows him to unlock doors, start the cars without keys and disable their security systems.
Teenager claims to have hacked remotely into more than 25 Teslas in 13 countries, saying in a series of tweets that a software flaw allowed him to access the EV pioneer’s systems https://t.co/5rafm32zIc pic.twitter.com/wCA0OimJhX
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In a tweet posted Tuesday, Colombo says he’s information Tesla officials of the issue and the company is “taking action now.”
Knowing this, would you feel safe driving a Tesla?