This is technically called a "Denial of Service attack via resource poisoning" and it's really, really hard to prevent motivated people to stop poisoning information sources (see Wikipedia on any politically controversial topic). Admittedly Wayz is an app (not a self-driving car nav system) but while the specific access techniques to get to the database are different, the attack methodology is precisely the same.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Why self-driving cars are a huge risk
Because people are already subverting their navigation systems: