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Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Monday that its Outlander PHEV model has a security loophole that allows hackers to remotely control some of the vehicle’s functions via smartphones.

The Outlander PHEV, a popular plug-in-hybrid SUV model, offers an optional service that lets drivers connect to the vehicle’s Wi-Fi signal using an app on their smartphones to control air conditioning, headlights and the car’s alarm, as well as set a timer to charge the vehicle’s electricity.

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