Friday, May 5, 2017
Hacking into Keyless Entry Cars: How Easy it is!
From the British Newspaper The Sun, May 5, 2017 website!
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A FED up Ford owner is going to extreme lengths to protect his vehicle after falling victim to a spate of keyless car thefts.
Matt, of Birmingham, got his car back after the robbers left it in a quiet street, but as spates of keyless car thefts are reported across the country he’s taking some extreme precautions against cyber thieves.
Luckily for Matt, 42, who almost lost two vehicles in one night, his local Facebook community spotted his car the following morning.
A mum-of-seven whose keyless car was snatched from her driveway as her family slept told Sun Online she now stashes her hi-tech fob in the microwave.