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  1. Hackers Gain ‘Switch-Flipping’ Access to US Power Grid Control Systems

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    This is not good. I sure as hell hope we spend as much time, money and energy on resolving this as we do on the "threat" of illegal immigrants. But the reply from the Department of Homeland Security to this actual and serious security threat does not fill me with confidence. Security firm...
  2. Drive a Volt in Mario Kart!

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    My kid likes to play with computers. A while back he (and a couple of friends) won a hacking competition by rerouting the OBD2 port in a Honda CR-V to a Nintendo64 emulator and playing Mario Kart, using the CR-V's steering wheel, accelerator, and brakes. When he came home for Easter I made him...
  3. Spam from applecarfans.com - Was GM-Volt hacked?

    Community Help
    I used a unique email address when joining this site. That address has never been used elsewhere and never been used to originate email. I just received spam from applecarfans.com originating from 74.208.197.191 to that unique address. Was anyone else spammed? Has the site's database of email...
  4. I tuned my 2014 Volt!!

    Software & Programming/Code - Chevy Volt
    Hey guys, This is my first post but I've been on the forums since I bought my 2014 Volt last December. I've read all the posts regarding tuning and for whatever reason there is a lot of misinformation. I contacted BadNews Racing about getting a tune for my 2014, initially thye said they would...
  5. Alarmists Fear Charging Stations

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Computer hacker security conferences are characterized by swarms of self-promoting alarmist attention whores chasing after a headline by trumpeting the latest potential end of the world scenario. For the most part these people are charlatans, criminals, and/or wild eyed pistol wavers. The Hack...
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