Thieves are hacking Tesla vehicles and their key fobs worldwide with special hacking computer hardware tools to steal the car within seconds. It took Tesla a year to solve it. All this, from the company that wants to bring us a world of electric cars without drivers, the problems that may seem too difficult for Tesla to solve over the electric cars they already have that still need them.
There seems to be a worldwide auto theft pattern discovered by Belgian researchers where thieves using computer hacking hardware are able to override the transponder codes to both the Tesla vehicles, particularly the Model S, and it’s appropriate key fob, where the car is stolen within minutes, and the key to the car is in the owner’s pocket while the thieves drive away.
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