SiriusXM Vulnerability Lets Hackers Remotely Unlock and Start Connected Cars

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In a related development, Curry also detailed a separate vulnerability affecting Hyundai and Genesis cars that could be abused to remotely control the locks, engines, headlights, and trunks of the vehicles made after 2012 by using the registered email addresses. The issue could be exploited to unlock, start, locate, and honk any car in an unauthorized manner just by knowing the vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN), researcher Sam Curry said in a Twitter thread last week. The findings come as Sandia National Laboratories summarized a number of known flaws in the infrastructure powering electric vehicle (EV) charging, which could be exploited to skim credit card data, alter pricing, and even hijack an entire EV charger network.

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