Elon Musk Just Revealed Why a Mass Tesla Hack is ‘Impossible’


Elon Musk knows that if a hacker ever took control of every Tesla and sent them all to Rhode Island, it would spell the end of the company. Describing his company’s cars as a “laptop on wheels,” Musk outlined in a question-and-answer session how the company avoids such a nightmare scenario. It’s a tough challenge, but Tesla has taken several steps to protect itself against such attacks.

During a National Governors Association conference session on innovation held Saturday, North Dakota governor Doug Burgum asked Musk how Tesla protects against hacks. Burgum has a particular interest in this area: he’s served on the board of a number of software companies, and until 2007 he was senior vice president of the Microsoft Business Solutions Group.

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This article and images was originally posted on [Inverse] July 17, 2017 at 10:11AM

By Mike Brown

 

 

 

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