Expert from Fraunhofer ITWM uncovers security vulnerabilities of charging stations

Press Release / 31.1.2018

The infrastructure for charging electric vehicles is growing tremendously. By 2025, German automakers want at least 15 percent of their sales to be electric vehicles. Security vulnerabilities, however, plague the charging process. Mathias Dalheimer, an expert at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM, warns that nearly anybody could debit charging costs to the user-friendly but insecure charging card of an unsuspecting user.