The crooks in sight, are not too bright!
TORONTO - Software vulnerabilities in a Hyundai app that lets a car be started remotely made the company's vehicles susceptible to high-tech thieves for three months before the company fixed the bug in March, a cyber security firm said on Tuesday. Hyundai introduced a flaw in a Dec. 8 update to the mobile app for its Blue Link connected car software that made it possible for car thieves to locate vulnerable vehicles, unlock and start them, said Tod Beardsley, research director with cy
A woman's car was stolen by three quick-thinking car thieves while she wrestled with a cell phone thief at an Atlanta gas station last weekend.
Bad boys, whatcha gonna do when BMW comes for you?
At least not that much more than usual.
After entering the vehicle identification number, hackers used FCA's DealerCONNECT to reprogram the cars' security systems to accept generic keys.
Three Florida teens are in juvenile detention today after leading law enforcement on a dangerous high-speed chase in a stolen Honda.
German researchers demonstrated how many cars are vulnerable to an inexpensive and effective technique.
A British man is a guest of Her Majesty's prisons after being sentenced to four years for stealing a Porsche Boxster, taping himself driving it, and crashing.
A woman in Virginia experienced a mother's worst nightmare when her car was stolen with her young son inside.
Police have arrested six individuals who are believed to be involved in the theft of three collector cars during this year's Woodward Dream Cruise weekend.
The lack of a physical deterrent in keyless-ignition cars has opened them up to vulnerabilities. We may be trading security for convenience.
Car thefts are down overall, but in the arms race between carmakers and car-takers, the more determined thieves still make off with a prize now and then.
A Chevrolet Corvette stolen over 40 years ago might be on its way to a police auction, but the original owner is trying to get the car back.
There're a lot of things to worry about concerning your vehicle, like getting the oil changed and keeping the tires at proper pressures, but based on the latest data from the FBI, auto theft doesn't necessarily have to be one of them. According to statistics released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, 2013 showed the lowest number of stolen cars since 1967.
There's already been a setback for the latest James Bond film, Spectre, as nine customized vehicles built for the new flick were stolen from a garage near Düsseldorf.