EV Charger got hacked and exposes major cybersecurity Risk
EV owners are raising concerns about the system’s potential security deficiencies. With vehicles and charging stations becoming more connected, cybersecurity risks in the EV space have been on the rise.
Electrify America chargers are easy targets for cyber criminals. Twitter user The Kilowatts was able to gain access to an Electrify America charger in Kettleman City, and posted videos showing how easy it was to breach the chargers’ security network.The video shows how The Kilowatts was able to take control of the Electrify America charger using the simple TeamViewer app.