keyless

Relay car theft caught on CCTV 0

Behold car crime of the future… A security camera has captured the moment two thieves steal a Mercedes from outside the owner’s house without either having to force entry or steal the owner’s keys. The car is pinched using a technique known as ‘relay theft’. It involves one person standing at the victim’s front door(…)

Tips how to deter keyless car thieves 0

Last month, I blogged about a new spate of keyless car thefts involving ‘relay boxes’. The concept involves two opportunistic thieves working in tandem. A vehicle is targeting on the owner’s driveway. One thief stands by the driver’s door while the other positions themself outside the house front door. Both carry ‘relay boxes’. With the(…)

Car theft on the rise as thieves get clever 0

Car theft has skyrocketed over the past three years as thieves are finding new ways to beat hi-tech security devices, new RAC figures have revealed. This is in response to numbers falling to an all time low four years ago as car companies developed engine immobilisers and keyless technology that initially stumped car thieves. The(…)

Are the Newer Cars Easier to Steal? 0

The 80s and early 90s were an era where cars were extremely easy to steal. A coat hanger down the window is a staple that we have all seen in movies throughout the years. But, towards the end of the 90’s and the 2000s, this quickly changed as locks became harder to bypass. Car theft(…)