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Hacking the Nissan LEAF

2016-02-24 19:04:03.384255+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Troy Hunt: Controlling vehicle features of Nissan LEAFs across the globe via vulnerable APIs

On the one hand, I want this level of hackability and control over my own car. On the other hand, giving that level of control over my vehicle to anyone who can read my VIN through my windshield seems like a sub-optimal user experience.

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#Comment Re: Hacking the Nissan LEAF made: 2016-02-24 22:35:49.17361+00 by: Mars Saxman

I absolutely don't want this kind of hackability or control anywhere near my own car, precisely because I don't want anyone else to have it. Even if that kind of access could be engineered in safely, I don't believe that it ever will be, because the manufacturers won't be doing it for me, but for whatever division of their company it is that tries to make extra money by selling long term support contracts.

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