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Tesla, the electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, had to hand over one of its Model 3 cars and $ 35,000 in prize money to a group of hackers after it managed to shut down the system during a hacking event crack.
Amat Cama and Richard Zhu Team Fluoroacetate uncovered a vulnerability in the vehicle system during the Pwn2Own 2019 hacking competition hosted by Trend Micro's "Zero Day Initiative (ZDI)" which took place this week. " JIT error in the renderer "used to take control of the system, Electrek reported on Saturday.
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As part of Tesla's Bug Bounty program, the company rewarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in hackers who uncovered vulnerabilities in their systems.
The EV maker was able to fix vulnerabilities that were revealed by white-hat hackers fairly quickly, the report said.
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