In a world that’s soon to be dominated by smart cars capable of making complex decisions, or even driving themselves, security vulnerabilities that allow hackers access to these systems are sort of a worst-case scenario. Today, security researcher Troy Hunt released his findings that show just how vulnerable to these attacks we are. Hunt was able to access the world’s best-selling electric car, the Nissan Leaf, owned by security researcher Scott Helme while the former was in Australia and the latter in the UK. To access the vehicle, Hunt simply needed to use Nissan’s Leaf mobile app, which owners can use to…

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