Car thieves have gone high-tech


A frequency hacking device can be used to unlock vehicles using keyless entry systems. The device is easily available online and at local electronic stores.

PETALING JAYA: Owners of cars using the keyless entry system are at risk of having their vehicles stolen in minutes by a frequency­-hacking device that is available locally.

The device, which costs about RM150 and can be obtained online or at some electronics stores, can unlock a car and start its engine by hacking its radio frequency identification (RFID) information.

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