Ethical hacker cracks software from Apple and Microsoft
A security researcher has found a problem with the way many programming languages deal with dependencies. By creating new public packages with the same names as those used internally by companies, he managed to add code to the companies' software.
In his blog, researcher Alex Birsan writes that ... Read more
Bitcoin rises to new heights, Apple might be joining in too
In recent days, the value of bitcoin has risen to new record heights. This is mainly due to the actions of Elon Musk and his company Tesla, but Apple might also want to enter the crypto market.
Car brand Tesla recently announced that the company will accept bitcoin as a means of payment and even... Read more
Hyundai says it’s in unspecified talks with Apple to develop a car
Speculation runs rampant on the nature and scope of the collaboration, causing Hyundai share prices to soar.
Hyundai has confirmed it is in early talks with Apple to develop a joint auto project, according to Reuters. This confirms what a domestic South Korean broadcaster had already reported. I... Read more
Elon Musk approached Apple for selling Tesla
Tesla-CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter that he had contacted Tim Cook for a possible acquisition of Tesla. Apple's CEO did not express any interest.
Musk made this claim on Twitter as a response to the news surrounding Apple developing a car. He says he contacted Tim Cook 'during the darkest days o... Read more
Tesla Model X keys have security flaw, hackers can steal your car
A security flaw was discovered by Lennert Wouters, a Ph.D. student at COSIC, a research group at the University of Leuven in Belgium, in Tesla’s Model X’s keyless entry system. The flaw would allow a hacker to steal the vehicle in mere minutes.
It works by exploiting a flaw in how Tesla uses... Read more
Researchers mislead Tesla Autopilot to drive against traffic
Researchers have discovered a simple attack with which a Tesla car may, in certain circumstances, automatically drive against the traffic.
The proof-of-concept does not hack into the onboard computing system, but uses small, inconspicuous stickers that mislead the Enhanced Autopilot of a Model S75.... Read more
Larry Ellison of Oracle becomes director at Tesla
Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, joins the Board of Directors of Tesla as an independent member. This was announced by the manufacturer of electric cars last weekend. The Oracle leader will advise Tesla CEO Elon Musk on the course of the company.
In concrete terms, the appointment of Ellison is a respo... Read more
Elon Musk resigns as chairman of the board of Tesla in settlement with SEC
Elon Musk stepped down as chairman of Tesla's board of directors. In addition, he pays a fine of twenty million dollars. This is the settlement that Musk reached with the U.S. market regulator SEC on a previous complaint about the CEO's claims that he could take the car manufacturer off the stock ex... Read more
American watchdog suing Elon Musk for tweet
Elon Musk is being sued by the American stock exchange watchdog. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reached this decision in response to messages from Musk on Twitter. There he said he wanted to take Tesla off the scholarship. This had an impact on the share price and it is possible th... Read more