This is a discussion on Re: Secure Keycodes Can Be Captured - Mozilla ; On Mar 23, 11:32*am, jetjock wrote: > Jay Garcia wrote: > > This may be old news to some but to others, maybe not. > > > As some of you know or did not know, one of my contracts ...
On Mar 23, 11:32*am, jetjock
> Jay Garcia wrote:
> > This may be old news to some but to others, maybe not.
> > As some of you know or did not know, one of my contracts is to IT the
> > local 11 Home Depot stores.
> > We received a memo from the Atlanta office that one of the Home Depots
> > in Texas was experiencing a rash of customer car burgalries where no
> > forced entry was happening. Come to find out, the theives were using
> > an electronic device to capture the keyless entry codes when a
> > customer exited their car and pressed the button on their keychain
> > device. The rest you can imagine.
> > So, what do you do?? Use the manual door lock button instead. All of
> > the major auto mfgrs have been alerted to this and hopefully a
> > solution will be forthcoming ... Some are saying this is an urban myth
> > .. it's NOT, we have actual incident reports!!
> > Just thought I'd pass this along FWIW.
> * What you are describing only works on older model cars; older than mid
> '90s. *Please see: *http://www.snopes.com/autos/techno/lockcode.asp*for
> more details.
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You mean like the 2009 Murano and the 2008 Mercedes that were broken
into using this method?