Stealing Cars With a Cell

By: Jim Siedlecki Email
By: Jim Siedlecki Email

Hackers are not just breaking into computers anymore, now they're targeting cars as well.
Experts say it's all thanks to a growing car feature.

Today more cars have components that are increasingly tied to cell phone networks.
Alarms and GPS systems are examples of that connectivity.

Some hackers have discovered how to send a special code to a car's anti-theft system and unlock the doors.

Hackers can even see where you have gone by accessing your car's GPS system. That knowledge coupled with a garage door opener can make your home vulnerable as well.


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