Hackers Are Targeting EV Charging Stations

Hackers Are Targeting EV Charging Stations

The rising number of EV charging stations in the U.S. and worldwide lets much more drivers to effortlessly access the advantage and eco-friendliness of driving an electric auto. Nevertheless, there is a significant draw back to these fast showing EV charging stations: they are amazingly susceptible to cyberattacks from hackers.

EV charging station assaults are starting to be much more common

A person holds their credit card against an EV charging station, presumably to pay for charging services

EV charging station | Sean Gallup/Getty Photographs

Can EVs be hacked? The response is yes—and as electrical automobile tech gets more advanced, EV cyberattacks are receiving much more common. The risk of EV hacking rises as more and additional charging stations show up on the map.