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Nissan Shuts Down Hackable Leaf EV App, Computerworld Reports

February 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — The media outlet reported today that the Japanese automaker disabled its NissanConnect EV app after an Australian researcher discovered a flaw that could allow remote hackers to access the Leaf’s temperature controls and review its driving record by simply knowing the vehicle’s VIN.

The app allows Leaf owners to control their vehicle’s climate controls from their phone. To read the Computerworld's full article, click here.

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