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Is Your Car a High-Tech Target? Protect Yourself Against Thieves

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    Is Your Car a High-Tech Target? Protect Yourself Against Thieves
    James Wulff
    If you use a wireless key fob with a remote keyless system to open your car, you could be vulnerable to high-tech thieves.

    If you use a wireless key fob with a remote keyless system to open your car, you could be vulnerable to high-tech thieves.

    Cars with keyless entry systems have made it convenient and quick to unlock a car door from a distance. Unfortunately, criminals have come up with three tricks to quietly open your car door, take everything they can find, and disappear without a trace.

    The NBC Los Angeles I-Team found that thieves can use devices such as “code-grabbers,” which are cheap, as small as a key fob and can unlock cars by cloning remote key codes.

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