How To Steal Keyless Mercedes In Under A Minute

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Got a fancy keyless car from Mercedes, Tesla, BMW or another brand? Check out this video, thieves steal a car within a minute. Wireless keys might have a range of maybe 4 meters before your car unlock...

    How To Steal Keyless Mercedes In Under A Minute
     
  2. Kaarme

    Kaarme Ancient Guru

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    The car manufacturer should be the one to compensate for that theft 100%. Unless the buyer was told by the seller in no ambiguous terms that the car locking system is a total joke, and the buyer understood and agreed to it.
     
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    cryohellinc Ancient Guru

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    He downloaded a car.
     
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    Koniakki Ancient Guru

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    GTA 6?
     

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    xIcarus Master Guru

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    I'm not sure how that helps with stealing cars.
    It's one thing to boost the signal in order to unlock and start the car; but soon after you move the car further away from the key, the ignition will shut off since it can't find the key.

    I assume they also managed to capture the signal and replicate it on a handheld device? Because that would be pretty neat.
     
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    We would be reading a humorous news article instead if they stole the car only to drive a few meters before having to give up. Since that wasn't suggested, yeah, I assume the car security was utterly compromised.
     
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    Looks like Hilbert searches the ways to rise funds for Guru3d.
     
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    It copies the key's signal and contiuesto transmit it once acquired no longer needing the reciver end. This will allow you to go anywhere with the car as long as the transmitter has the signal stored.
     
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    Tomorrow new Mercedes review on front page.
     
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    I think Hilbert is waiting on a new Tesla...:D
     
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    Doesn't matter how good is freshly released anti-theft protection sooner or later thefts will find the way to bypass it.

    I remember some 15 years ago my uncle from Germany came here to visit his parents and stay for a week or two before going to summer vacation in Greece. He came with one of the latest models of Mercedes-AMG, that thing looked like a space ship to me, incredibly fast and fantastic looking car for sure with latest anti-thieft protection and whatnot, guess no one else in 100Km range had anything that could come close to this beast. He claimed no one on this world could steal that car, not a chance: "...this is German technology, best in the world, nothing can come close to this... I challenge anyone to attempt to steal this car...blah...blah..blah..." ...but every night before sleep he locked the gate of his parent's house, I loled on that :D Epilogue: few mornings later after he woke up: front yard of that house was empty, car was nowhere to be found!!! And funny enough (for me at least, not for my uncle): gate was locked, what a caring thefts hahaha Next year he came with much "cheaper" Mercedes and never ever talked about car security.
     
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    Hello Guru3d readers! Today we test newest Tesla model. Thanks fans making it possible !
     
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  13. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Yeah!, You're gonna purchase one for me then eh? I'll happily settle for the new Model 3 ;)

    Guys, as to the news item. It's technology, hardware hacked by software. I noticed the video and was simply flabberghasted how easy the thieves get away with such cars and decided to post it. It's a bit out of the realm of Guru3D I agree. Don't worry, we're still a PC Hardware / Gaming site :)
     
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  14. CrazY_Milojko

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    Honestly, I would love to see that here on Guru3D, exclusive new Tesla model review out of the pen of Hilbert and I'm sure most of us here on G3D share my oppinion about that.

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    Elon, hope you're reading this :)
     
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    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Yeah Elon!

    Actually, I'd do a Model 3 review in a heartbeat. Let's face it, it's like the star trek talking supercomputer shoved into a car. It's the hippest tech in the automotive industry, surely that appeals the bigger part of this audience. This stuff we could do with AfterBurner on this car ! :)
     
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    (Looks at new Cruze)

    (Looks at keyfob on key chain)

    (Regret commencing in 3....2....1....)
     
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    Hope it'll happen one day: Hilbert in front of the wheel of new Tesla, Alex next to him tinkering with latest AfterBurner Beta optimized to bypass Tesla's computer temperature/power/speed limits and on the back seat Cowie and Chispy with cans of LN2 ready to OC the sh*t out of that engine :D

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    Tesla's radio playing in background:
    Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder - Together in Electric Dreams
     
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    And hope that Windows XX controlling the car will not decide to install new drivers right during the ride.

    PS Ten likes for the radio song suggestion.
     
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    I actually enjoy these "different" news items. Keep 'em coming boss! ;)


    We have confirmation for our HH's Christmas present wish!

    Ok gentlemen! Any automotive embedded software engineer's here? :D
     
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  20. Loobyluggs

    Loobyluggs Ancient Guru

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    Usta work in that field, and you're totally blaming the right people.

    Every car will have hundreds of RTOS's running everything from the hazard lights to the oil warning light, and yes; the security too.

    Someone, somewhere, just got fired.
     

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