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euronews hi-tech – Technology aids car thieves

Car thieves using screwdrivers and crowbars to break into and steal your cars could soon be a thing of the past. Gadgets used to operate cars in films like James Bond have now become a reality. Computer hackers are using technology to force some cars to unlock their doors and start their engines without a key by sending specially crafted messages to a car’s anti-theft system. Thieves can also find out your whereabouts by tapping the car’s GPS system. … www.euronews.net