Worth reading on #scada #energy #automotive #cybersec. Talks and research paper by Dmitry Sklyar on security of Electric Vehicle, ChargePoint Home charging station.
During the past five years, the number of electric vehicles (EVs) in private use increased up to 2 million or even more. It is understandable that home EV charging stations are becoming more and more popular. Consumer market requirements call for new features to be implemented. Consumerism dictates: blows and whistles like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in any devices attracts customers. However, some features like remote charging control can render charging stations vulnerable to different types of attacks.
This talk is focused on the research of one of the EV chargers intended for SOHO usage. It contains different wireless interfaces as well as mobile application for remote control. During our research, we have found multiple security issues that could provide a remote adversary the ability to take control over the charger and possibility to compromise vendor’s backend infrastructure.