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Tesla fixes bug after China hackers uncover issues

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>> Tesla fixing a bug found by Chinese white hat hackers. The hackers, cybersecurity researchers with Chinese Internet giant Tencent, sharing their findings in a blog post. Saying the blind spot they discovered allows remote attacks on the Tesla Model S. Tesla telling Reuters it fixed the bugs using an over the air update to its vehicles.
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Reuter's correspondent Alexandraa Sage.>> Hacking of cars has been a big concern inside the industry ever since last year when white hat hackers got into Fiat Chrysler's automobiles, Jeep. Since then auto makers have been very careful to try to put patches on their software to prevent these kind of hacks.
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>> Tencent researchers were able to hack in by remotely engaging the brake on a moving Tesla Model S, turning on its windshield wipers and opening the trunk. Tesla says it put out its update within ten days of learning about the bugs.