Totaled Tesla Resurfaces in Ukraine, Highlighting Vehicle Data Security Concerns

  • A totaled Tesla model X sold for parts in the U.S appeared online in Ukraine, raising questions on data security in salvaged cars.
  • The vehicle was sold on a salvage auction site, Copart, highlighting a lack of stringent regulation in some countries allowing totaled cars to be reused.
  • Experts advise owners to disconnect apps and personal information from totaled vehicles, while voicing the need for external security measures such as remote-wipe commands for such vehicles.
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