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Tesla's software bug bounty is going to the big leagues with Pwn2Own - Roadshow

9 days ago   |   By CNET

Tesla will be the first auto company to compete in the annual Pwn2Own hacking competition, and is offering a Model 3 to the winner.
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Tesla wants researchers to probe the Model 3 for security bugs as part of a hacking contest

Tesla wants researchers to probe the Model 3 for security bugs as part of a hacking contest

9 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Tesla announced today that as a kind of expansion of its bug bounty efforts, the electric carmaker is making a Model 3 available for use in the Pwn2Own hacking contest that will be held in March in Vancouver.
It's the first time the contest will include an automotive category, and among the contest's potential winnings are more than $1 million in cash and prizes available for researchers. A Model 3 is also being given away to one winner in accordance with the contest rules. Tesla, of course, has issued hundreds of over-the-air software updates that have served to fine-tune the performance...
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Tesla is entering the Model 3 into Pwn2Own, one of the world's toughest hacking contests

9 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Tesla is handing over its new Model 3 sedan to Pwn2Own this year, the first time a car has been included in the annual high-profile hacking contest.
The prize for the winning security researcher: a Model 3.
Pwn2Own, which is in its 12th year and run by Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, is known as one of the industry's toughest hacking contests. ZDI has awarded more than $4 million over the lifetime of the program.
Pwn2Own's spring vulnerability research competition, Pwn2Own Vancouver, will be held in March 20 to 22 and will feature five categories, including web browsers, virtualization...
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Tesla offers Model 3 as a reward to security researchers

9 days ago   |   By Engadget

The annual Pwn2Own contest at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, Canada usually ends with security researchers taking home the laptops they've exploited. This year they could take home a Tesla.
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Tesla's Model 3 will be the prime target at upcoming hacker contest

Tesla's Model 3 will be the prime target at upcoming hacker contest

9 days ago   |   By The Verge

The Pwn2Own contest is one of the biggest events in competitive security research, a place where up and coming hackers can show off their skills and earn money by finding new vulnerabilities in widely used programs. But this year, there will be a new target on the list - a brand new Tesla Model 3.
Tesla is partnering with the event's organizers to include the Model 3 as the sole target in the automotive category, challenging hackers to find new ways to compromise the car's security. The car is also a prize, to be awarded to a single winner in the automotive category.
It's the first time a...
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