By investing in a new BMW with keyless entry you would rest assured that your car would not be stolen. But as technology excels, so do hacker thieves who are able to use the car's keyless feature to nick your new ride.
The issue has grown in the United Kingdom, where a number of people have become victim of theft, thanks to the car's security vulnerabilities. One of the car owners posted a surveillance video of the thieves taking off with his car:
The BMW owner who posted the video at 1addicts.com suspects the thieves broke the glass to access the BMW's on-board diagnostics port (OBD) in the footwell of the car, then used a special device to obtain the car's unique key fob digital ID and reprogram a blank key fob to start the car. All this took less than 3 minutes to accomplish. Check it out:
Below is a video showing how to program a key fob to start a BMW: