Hundreds of thousands of engine immobilisers hackable over the net

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Kiwi hacker finds brutal holes in location, tracking units

incontri con donne a roma Kiwicon Kiwi hacker Lachlan Temple has found holes in a popular cheap car tracking and immobilisation gadget that can allow remote attackers to locate, eavesdrop, and in some cases cut the fuel intake to hundreds of thousands of vehicles, some while in motion.

dating på nett kristen The gadgets are rebranded white box units from Chinese concern ThinkRace that allow users to attach to their cars to enable remote tracking, engine immobilisation, microphone recording, geo-fencing, and location tracking over a web interface.

kostenlos live cam In Australia the units badged as “Response” sell for about A$150 at electronics chain JayCar or through some mechanics who offer to install the devices.

cerca donna milano One of the unit’s relay leads is commonly attached to car fuel pumps as a means to remotely-immobilise stolen vehicles.

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