Security expert buys a Mitsubishi Outlander Hybrid to confirm Wi-Fi vulnerability

Security expert buys a Mitsubishi Outlander Hybrid to confirm Wi-Fi vulnerability

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Security expert buys a Mitsubishi Outlander Hybrid to confirm Wi-Fi vulnerability

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Connected car security concerns have become and will continue to be “a thing.” The latest issue, and one that deserves immediate notice, is about the Mitsubishi Outlander Hybrid SUV.

A British security expert discovered a vulnerability in the Outlander’s onboard Wi-Fi almost by accident while waiting to pick up his kids after school, according to BBC News.

As a result of his report and a demo to Mitsubishi, the company has advised owners to disable Wi-Fi in their vehicles until it figures out a fix.

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