Thieves can wirelessly unlock up to 100 million Volkswagens (and other brands by VW), each at the press of a button

The hack can be used by thieves to wirelessly unlock as many as 100 million VW cars, each at the press of a button. Almost every vehicle the Volkswagen group has sold for the past 20 years – including cars badged under the Audi and Skoda brands – is potentially vulnerable, say the researchers. The problem stems from VW’s reliance on a “few, global master keys.”

Source: Thieves can wirelessly unlock up to 100 million Volkswagens, each at the press of a button

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