Relay car theft - UK drivers at risk from having car hacked

According to figures from TRACKER, 96 per cent of motorists it surveyed are at risk of having their car stolen by criminals using a relay car attack. 

In 2016, 66 per cent of TRACKER’s stolen vehicle recovery customer thefts were committed by way of a 'relay attack’, confirming how prevalent this crime is becoming in the UK. 

Relay car hacks is when criminals use a pair of radio transmitters to intercept the signal from a keyless entry car fob to trick the car into thinking the thief has the keys.

To read more: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/889437/stolen-car-theft-relay-hack-what-is-it-how-to-avoid-it?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+daily-express-cars-news+%28Daily+Express+%3A%3A+Cars+Feed%29