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Key fobs have come a long way since they were first introduced.
If Ford offers this keypad, you'll be able to enter more complicated entry codes.
Over time, it has become a convenience for us to have remote controls for different functions of our vehicles.
Keyless entry systems have become a staple in the automotive world, and their use is as widespread as power windows.
German researchers demonstrated how many cars are vulnerable to an inexpensive and effective technique.
Many Ford Explorers and Mercury Mountaineers were manufactured with an option known as the Ford keyless entry keypad.
Car keys are an essential part of your vehicle and there are a few different types of them depending on the make and model of your vehicle.
Keys and combinations are for your old man. Skylock brings your bike lock into the digital age, which actually is more exciting and practical than it sounds. This solar-powered U-lock claims to be "as strong as any lock on the market," and features levels of connectivity that add a lot of versatility to what used to just be a thing to keep your bike from getting nicked.
"My dog ate my homework." That excuse might not have worked in grade school, and as Volkswagen proves in its latest ad for the Jetta sedan, telling your boss "my dog ate my keys" is no excuse for being late to work, either.
Anything that emits a signal can be intercepted. Or extended. So with that simple fact in mind, researchers at ETH Zurich in Switzerland were able to imitate the signal coming from a car's key fob, allowing them to open the doors and drive away. And it wasn't just one model from one brand. The study included 10 different models from eight manufacturers.