A determined car thief equipped with a few electronic (readily available) gizmos and a head for tech would really not find that the hurdles presented by your car safety measures were such a deterrent. That’s what researchers from Switzerland have found out. They took up popular cars from several manufacturers and found that the fact that those cars were all computerized made it easier than ever for tech-minded thieves to break into them. For instance, while keyless entry and start systems were exclusive to the Mercedes-Benzs and the BMWs at first, they are an option on lots of regular mid-range cards today. With a keyless car, you just get a device with a radio chip instead of a key. You put it in your pocket; when you get close to the car, the car senses the radio waves from the chip, and opens the door...

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