• Electric cars: Security flaws could let attackers control charging stations

    7 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Details emerge on three vulnerabilities found in Schneider Electric's EVlink Parking charging stations.
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  • Schneider's EVLink car charging stations were easily hackable, thanks to a hardcoded password

    7 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Schneider has fixed three vulnerabilities in one of its popular electric car charging stations, which security researchers said could have easily allowed an attacker to remotely take over the unit.
    At its worst, an attacker can force a plugged-in vehicle to stop charging, rendering it useless in a “denial-of-service state,” an attack favored by some threat actors as it's an effective way of forcing something to stop working.
    The bugs were fixed with a software update that rolled out on September 2 shortly after the bugs were first disclosed, and limited details of the bugs were revealed in...
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