Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler left 580 repos open on the Internet—naked and unprotected. A Swiss researcher discovered the trove with a simple dork—a crafted Google search term.
The code controls the onboard logic units (OLU) in the company’s vans. It also includes passwords and API tokens for Daimler cloud services.
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