Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#896 Mitsubishi Outlander hybrid car alarm 'hacked' (VIDEO)
The alarm on Mitsubishi's Outlander hybrid car can be turned off via security bugs in its on-board wi-fi, researchers have found.

The loophole could mean thieves who exploit the bugs gain time to break into and steal a vehicle.

The vulnerability can also be used to fiddle with some of the car's settings and drain its battery.

Mitsubishi recommended that users turn off the wi-fi while it investigates the issues with the system.
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