Finding and fixing vulnerabilities in applications NissanConnect EV

Finding and fixing vulnerabilities in applications NissanConnect EV

Experts have discovered a “hole” in the security of mobile apps for the Nissan Leaf and talked about the possibility of its elimination.

Several Australian experts in computer security have found a vulnerability in the management application NissanConnect electric vehicles EV. Found a “hole” in security allowed to connect to any electric Leaf. Using this a bug in the app, hackers could open and close the car door, start the powerplant, to include heated seats and climate control.


We will remind that Nissan LEAF 2016 was presented this year by Nissan as its new “programmable” 30-kilowatt car. Heart communication technology auto is a nanostructure NissanConnect EV. Thanks to the numerous set of features, the driver can remotely control the car via your smartphone.
To resolve this vulnerability, you just need to disconnect mobile app to your account. Thus, all registered cars will be out of danger.