App Flaw Allowed Honda and Nissan Cars Hack by Knowing VIN number

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Curry was only able to confirm that this vulnerability existed for Nissan, Honda, Infiniti, and Acura vehicles and did not cover the rest of the brands linked together by the service. When Curry tested this out, he also found that he could retrieve customer details such as a customer’s name, home address, contact information, and car details using only the VIN which is visible through the windshield on the dash of most vehicles. As convenient as it may be to be able to control certain features of your car using only a mobile app, you should keep in mind that with innovative technology comes the threat of hackers finding vulnerabilities in it.

Source read time: 3 min - hackread.com

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