Researchers trick Tesla Autopilot into steering into oncoming traffic

Found on Ars Technica on Tuesday, 02 April 2019
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The proof-of-concept exploit works not by hacking into the car's onboard computing system, but by using small, inconspicuous stickers that trick the Enhanced Autopilot of a Model S 75 into detecting and then following a change in the current lane.

The attack worked by carefully affixing three stickers to the road. The stickers were nearly invisible to drivers, but machine-learning algorithms used by the Autopilot detected them as a line that indicated the lane was shifting to the left.

That's a point which marketing people often forget: being an attack surface. Driving without help sounds pretty useful, but if three stickers can possibly kill you it's getting less interesting very quickly.