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ChaosMyth posted a topic in General Car DiscussionCar thieves in Malaysia have gone high-tech, using device to unlock car with keyless entry Owners of cars using the keyless entry system are at risk of having their vehicles stolen in minutes by a frequencyhacking device that is available in Malaysia. The device, which costs about RM150 (S$50) 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. A source said the device could unlock almost any car with keyless entry. Source: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/car-thieves-in-malaysia-have-gone-high-tech-uses-device-to-unlock-car-with-keyless I still use the old school method to lock the steering but if they wanna steal they'll easily remove it anyway. Still, I think deterrence is better than nothing!
RchLuvSlly posted a blog entry in MyAutoBlogYou know what they say, "Do whatever you want, just don't get caught!" Unfortunately (or thankfully, perhaps), these teenage car thieves in the United Kingdom don't seem quite knowledgeable about such a saying. Instead, these thieves just seemed so proud of their 'stealing' ability that they even shot pictures of themselves with the cars they had successfully stolen. What amazes me more is that they even posted the pictures on Facebook, a world renowned social media, and on their phones! This led the local police to catch them red-handed, or should I say, 'bread-handed' (you'll see why). It's a real 'shame' to the world of Grand Theft Auto. Speaking of Grand Theft Auto, it reminds me of the action adventure packed car theft game, the latest trailer of which will be shown on 30th April 2013. Alright, let's get back to topic. To be honest with you, these teenagers, aged from 18-23 years old, were quite an expert indeed. Comprising eight members, they managed to successfully steal nine high performance sports cars that were, and still are, very expensive. Porsches, Range Rovers, BMWs, and a Mercedes Coupe worth
Blogger posted a blog entry in MyAutoBlogJustin W. Durbin, a 22-year-old serial car thief who is currently wanted in at least four states in America, including Illinois. Naperville, Ill., to be precise. The bizarre saga of the 22-year-old from Altus, Okla., apparently began in early June. That was when Durbin allegedly sweet-talked an employee of a car dealership in Fishers, Ind., out of a black, 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL 500 valued at $20,000(S$24,526). Naperville police Sgt. Gregg Bell said Durbin drove the car June 13 to Mercedes-Benz of Naperville, at 1569 W. Ogden Ave. on the city