Russian Pleads Guilty in Tesla Hacking Scheme

This Data Breach alert was published at 19.03.2021 15.49 on Data Breach Today.

Prosecutors Say He Tried to Plant Malware in Electric Car Company’s Network
A Russian national who conspired to extort millions from electric car manufacturer Tesla by trying to plant malware in the company’s network has pleaded guilty to a single federal conspiracy charge, according to the U.S. Justice Department. The FBI thwarted the plot before it could be carried out.

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