Tesla Hacker Claims to Extract Driver Data from Crashed Vehicles

The computers on Tesla vehicles keep everything that drivers have voluntarily stored on their cars, plus tons of other information generated by the vehicles including video, location and navigational data showing exactly what happened leading up to a crash, according to two security researchers. One researcher, who calls himself GreenTheOnly, describes himself as a “white hat hacker” and has extracted this kind of data from the computers in a salvaged Tesla Model S, Model X and two Model 3 vehicles, while also making tens of thousands of dollars cashing in on Tesla bug bounties in recent years.

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