HACKING CARS IS NOW “CHILD’S PLAY”
A senior official stated hacking cars was now ‘child’s play’, taking just 30 seconds to unlock your car and drive away. With car thefts doubling in two years, a former transport minister called it an epidemic. Typically a relay is used to pick up the signal from a car’s keyless fob and transfer it to an accomplice standing next to your car. This tricks your car into thinking you are standing next to it with the keyless fob, even if you are nowhere near, or the key is sat in your house with the car on your driveway.