24 Feb '16, 7pm

Nissan LEAF Hack Vulnerability Disclosed [video]

Nissan LEAF Hack Vulnerability Disclosed [video]

Cyber security researcher Troy Hunt reveals that a flaw in the Nissan Leaf can create vulnerabilities and compromise the driver’s journeys data. As Mr.Hunt revealed in a blog post, a complete lack of authentication – all you need to know is a Nissan LEAF’s VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) – gives opportunities for mischief makers to steal information about your journeys, and even start or stop the air conditioning/heating. The VIN number is usually stencilled into a car’s windscreen, making it relatively easy to copy. Hunt tried to demonstrate the issue in a video with the help of Scott Helme, a friend and a security researcher who owns a Leaf as well. “Being able to remotely turn on the AC for a car might not seem like a problem, but this could put a significant drain on the battery over a period of time as the attacker can keep activating it. It’s much like being able...

Full article: http://electriccarsreport.com/2016/02/nissan-leaf-hack-vu...

Tweets

Cybersecurity Expert Finds Nissan Leaf Suscepti...

hybridcars.com 25 Feb '16, 5am

A cybersecurity expert has found that the Nissan Leaf can be hacked. Troy Hunt says he reached out to Nissan and gave the ...

Security Flaws Made Nissan Leaf Owners Vulnerab...

greentechmedia.com 29 Feb '16, 11am

Motor Trend : Nissan Shuts Down Leaf Mobile App Following Security Hack Last week, Nissan deactivated the NissanConnect EV...

How I got a new 2015 Nissan Leaf electric car f...

greencarreports.com 29 Feb '16, 2pm

John Briggs 739 views Feb 29, 2016 Follow John Sometimes my liberal environmentalist side fights with my fiscally conserva...

Nissan Leaf Smartphone App Disabled After Hacki...

hybridcars.com 26 Feb '16, 5am

The Nissan Leaf has been hacked through a smartphone app that many Leaf owners use. The NissanConnect EV app, which is use...

Nissan Leaf Smartphone App Disabled After #Hack...

hybridcars.com 27 Feb '16, 6am

The Nissan Leaf has been hacked through a smartphone app that many Leaf owners use. The NissanConnect EV app, which is use...

Nissan Introduces the ‘Fuel Station of the Future’ [video] https://t.co/RYxFRj7jtF

Nissan Introduces the ‘Fuel Station of the Futu...

electriccarsreport.com 03 Mar '16, 7am

Nissan has revealed an exciting glimpse into the future – with the first look at its fully connected vision of the future ...

Nissan Reports 930 Leaf Sales in February

hybridcars.com 01 Mar '16, 3pm

Nissan Leaf sales for February amounted to 930 units, a 22-percent decline from February 2015, and well below the car’s hi...

Nissan: your electric car is the fuel station o...

greencarreports.com 06 Mar '16, 1pm

Stephen Edelstein 74 views Mar 6, 2016 Electric-car charging infrastructure is a problem that vexes advocates, policymaker...

Nissan Breaks The Ice With New LEAF 30kWwh

electriccarsreport.com 17 Feb '16, 8am

As the new Nissan LEAF 30kWh goes on sale across Europe – with improved range and enhanced features – Nissan has released ...

News: Nissan: your electric car is the fuel sta...

greencarreports.com 06 Mar '16, 2pm

Stephen Edelstein 5,342 views Mar 6, 2016 Electric-car charging infrastructure is a problem that vexes advocates, policyma...