From the Spring 2022 Issue

Playing Offense and Defense with Drone Cybersecurity Threats

Kate Esprit
Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst | MITRE

TBONE, Tesla, and Technological Threats
In October 2016, U.S.-based vehicle manufacturer Tesla received some surprising news - two German security researchers had found a way to hack the company’s cars using a drone. The researchers, Ralf-Philipp Weinmann and Benedikt Schmotzle had hacked into Tesla’s systems by exploiting several zero-click vulnerabilities in the ConnMan software, an open-source network management service used in Tesla vehicles. Specifically, the attack (called TBONE)

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