Risks of Wireless Access to Cars – Thieves with Laptops

Gone in 20 Minutes: using laptops to steal cars

The expert gang suspected of stealing two of David Beckham’s BMW X5 SUVs in the last six months did so by using software programs on a laptop to wirelessly break into the car’s computer, open the doors, and start the engine.

Gives Wardriving a whole new meaning..

Shadow of a Wardriver from Wikimedia

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