Tesla Model 3 hack shows owner's data can be easily extracted from junked Tesla cars

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Tesla owners are offered options to protect private data stored on their vehicles, the company claims. Image via Pixabay
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Tesla owners are offered options to protect private data stored on their vehicles, the company claims. Image via Pixabay

Researchers say they were able to extract unencrypted data about vehicle owners from salvaged Tesla Model X, Model S and Model 3 vehicles

Data stored on Tesla cars is not erased when a car is sold at auction or hauled away from an accident site, according to two white hat hackers who said they were able to extract a trove of personal and...

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