Elon Musk is a big fan of his company’s Fully Self Driving software. But is it safe? In this encore edition of the podcast from 2018, we speak with Beau Woods of The Atlantic Council about the risks of embracing autonomous driving technology too quickly.
Researchers from the firm Regulus Cyber say that they demonstrated a type of GPS spoofing attack that caused vehicles by Tesla to veer off the road. The impact could be much broader than just Tesla, however.
Security researchers managed to take remote control of the Autopilot feature of Tesla Model S car using a wireless gaming keypad, highlighting the potential security issues with next-generation automobiles’ Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that are meant to enhance driver safety.