Researchers find bugs allowing access, remote control of cars


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Curry and several other researchers started with Hyundai and Genesis, finding that much of the verification process for getting access to a vehicle relied on registered email addresses. At no point was any subscriber or other data compromised nor was any unauthorized account modified using this method.”A spokesperson for Honda denied that the issue had anything to do with their company and said that depending on the model, these issues would only allow for remote start and remote door lock. Yuga Labs staff security engineer Sam Curry published two threads on Twitter detailing his research into the mobile apps for several car brands that give customers the ability to remotely start, stop, lock and unlock their vehicles.

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