Car thieves are cracking open their laptops before they crack open your car, Engadget reports. By overcoming the car's security and teacking system,thieves have already snatched two cars belonging to...

Car thieves are cracking open their laptops before they crack open your car, Engadget reports. By overcoming the car’s security and teacking system,thieves have already snatched two cars belonging to footie star David Beckham in this way. Engadget says:

Apparently thieves armed with a particular model’s security schematics can jack into the car’s PC and run software that dumps out the necessary codes for breaking the encryption, allowing them to unlock the doors, start the engine, and in some cases, even disable built-in tracking devices.

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