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Tesla updates software after Chinese ‘white hat’ hackers exposed a bug that allowed them to control its Model S remotely

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
esla says it fixed the software bug exposed by Keen Security Lab, part of the Chinese internet giant Tencent, which had released a video and blog post this week detailing how it was possible to remotely disrupt features such as turn signals, brakes and door locks.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.