Toyota wants to let everybody know if you have used its connectivity app, you MIGHT have been a tiny little bit vulnerable to hackers. (for the last five years)
Who could have done such a thing? The company found an access code on the programmer code-sharing platform GitHub. Also, while they’re clearing the air, they wanted to tell you they uploaded it themselves, but it was an accident.
It is already fixed. Nearly 300K customers between December 2017 and September 2022 may have been affected. As of September 17th, the database's keys were changed, purging potential app access from unauthorized parties.
TL; DR - Tesla says their Chinese sales are aok, and you should mind your business. Carvana should mind its business, but, like, in a ‘get things in order’ kinda way, and the used car business is seeing an influx of exotic cars as Crypto investors face a time “between prosperity.”