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Hackers can access the Nissan Leaf via insecure APIs

Lucas Mearian | Feb. 25, 2016
A hacker could control the charging functions related to the electric vehicle's lithium-ion battery

Nissan did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

In an interview with the BBC, Hunt said the right thing for Nissan to do would be to turn off the app altogether.

"They are going to have to let customers know. And to be honest, a fix would not be hard to do," Hunt said.

 

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