Welcome to Tesla Motors Club
Discuss Tesla's Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and More.
Register
  • The final cut of the 9th episode of the Tesla Motors Club Podcast, featuring Chad Schwitters, the former president of Plug In America, is now available. You can watch it now on YouTube or listen to it on all major podcast networks.

Does it secure to use 3rd party remote app ?

"Remote S", "ConneTT" and Tesla's app do the same, i.e. requires your ID/pwd to gain access, you'll have to trust the app designer that there isn't any secret sauce in the code. Having said that as these are available in Apple's app store I guess somehow they must have been checked for malicious code?
 

markwj

Asia Pacific
Moderator
Apr 10, 2011
4,650
1,327
Hong Kong
"Remote S", "ConneTT" and Tesla's app do the same, i.e. requires your ID/pwd to gain access, you'll have to trust the app designer that there isn't any secret sauce in the code. Having said that as these are available in Apple's app store I guess somehow they must have been checked for malicious code?

The App store review process with check the app itself. It won't check any communications the app does. In particular, it won't check if the app is stealing your credentials.

It comes down to trusting the app developer.
 

Products we're discussing on TMC...

About Us

Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.

Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


SUPPORT TMC
Top