Demo #4: Attacking Tesla Model X’s Autopilot Using Compromised Advertisement

Ben Nassi (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), Yisroel Mirsky (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Georgia Tech), Dudi Nassi, Raz Ben Netanel (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), Oleg Drokin (Independent Researcher), and Yuval Elovici (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

Best Demo Award Winner ($300 cash prize)!

In this demo, we demonstrate how attackers can remotely apply split-second phantom attacks by embedding phantom road signs into an advertisement presented on an Internet connected digital billboard which causes Tesla’s autopilot to suddenly stop the car in the middle of a road.