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Submission + - BMW Cars Vulnerable to Blank Key Attack (

Techmeology writes: "Thieves have discovered how to steal BMW cars produced since 2006 by using the onboard computer that is able to program blank keys. The device used — originally intended for use by garages — is able to reprogram the key to start the engine in around three minutes. The blank keys, and reprogramming devices, have made their way onto the black market and are available for purchase over the Internet."
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BMW Cars Vulnerable to Blank Key Attack

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