Sirius XM flaw might’ve let hackers remotely unlock and begin vehicles


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Nissan is simply one of many auto producer’s that use Sirius XM’s linked automobile providers.

A vulnerability affecting Sirius XM’s linked automobile providers might’ve let hackers remotely begin, unlock, find, flash the lights, and honk the horn on vehicles. Sam Curry, a safety engineer at Yuga Labs, labored with a bunch of safety researchers to find the flaw and outlined their findings in a thread on Twitter (by way of Gizmodo).

Along with offering a satellite tv for pc radio subscription, Sirius XM additionally powers the telematics and infotainment programs utilized by a lot of auto producers, together with Acura, BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota. These programs accumulate an entire lot of details about your automobile that’s straightforward to miss — and will pose potential privateness implications. Final…

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