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Vulnerabilities in popular GPS tracker could allow hackers to remotely stop cars

July 20, 2022

Six vulnerabilities in the MiCODUS MV720 GPS tracker that’s used by organizations around the world to manage and protect vehicle fleets could be exploited by attackers to remotely cut fuel to or abruptly stop vehicles.

“Attackers could choose to surreptitiously track individuals or demand ransom payments to return disabled vehicles to working condition,” BitSight researchers noted, and added that “there are many possible scenarios which could result in loss of life, property damage, privacy intrusions, and threaten national security.”

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