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Teslas can be tricked into accelerating up to 85mph by sticking tape onto a speed sign

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Hackers stuck a 2-inch strip of tape on a 35mph speed sign and successfully tricked 2 Teslas into accelerating to 85mph

Hackers stuck a 2-inch strip of tape on a 35mph speed sign and successfully tricked 2 Teslas into accelerating to 85mph

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Researchers at McAfee were successfully able to trick two Teslas into autonomously speeding up by 50mph.
The researchers stuck a two-inch strip of tape on a 35mph speed sign, and the car's system misread it as 85mph and adjusted its speed accordingly.
The safety of Tesla's autopilot features has come under close scrutiny, but CEO Elon Musk has predicted the company will have "feature-complete full self-driving" this year.
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