How Hackers Can Use Smart Keys To Steal Cars

Modern smart keys use radio frequencies to let drivers unlock and start a vehicle without fumbling with a key fob. Now European researchers have found such systems can be hacked, letting thieves easily steal your car. » 1/18/11 1:30pm 1/18/11 1:30pm

Hackers Wirelessly Crash Car's Computer At Highway Speeds

A team of university researchers has been able to hack into a car's warning systems via wireless sensors, sending fake tire pressure messages at highway speeds and eventually frying an onboard computer. The dawn of the carhacker approaches. » 8/11/10 2:00pm 8/11/10 2:00pm

CarShark Software Lets You Hack Into, Control And Kill Any Car

CarShark's a computer program that'll let someone hack into a car's onboard computer system to kill the brakes, disable the engine, blast music and otherwise wreak electronic havoc. It's both clever and absolutely frightening. Here's how it works. » 5/14/10 1:00pm 5/14/10 1:00pm