Hackers could start abusing electric car chargers to cripple the grid

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L33tdawg: Ofer’s slides along with all other presentation materials can be downloaded from http://conference.hitb.org/hitbsecconf2013ams/materials/

Hackers could use vulnerable charging stations to prevent the charging of electric vehicles in a certain area, or possibly even use the vulnerabilities to cripple parts of the electricity grid, a security researcher said during the Hack in the Box conference in Amsterdam on Thursday.

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