For years, automakers and hackers have known about a clever attack that spoofs the signal from a wireless car key fob to open a vehicle’s doors, and even drive it away. But even after repeated demonstrations—and real thefts—the technique still works on a number of models. Now a team of Chinese researchers has not only demonstrated the attack again but also made it cheaper and easier than ever.
Two alleged thieves in the UK were caught on camera stealing a Mercedes without even touching the car keys. Police say they did it using technology called “relay boxes.”
West Midland, UK – 28 November 2017 – A pair of alleged thieves were caught on surveillance camera pulling off a high-tech (and high-dollar) crime, police in the UK say. The video shows two suspects approaching a white Mercedes Benz parked in a driveway. One person stands near the car while the other moves closer to the garage, each with a device in hand.
Tampa, FL – June 27, 2017 – RISC is pleased to announce that Holly Balogh has been hired as the President and COO of RISC, the leading compliance and training company for the Recovery Industry. Stamatis Ferarolis will remain as owner and CEO. “RISC continues to be at the forefront of the recovery industry for compliance and training. With the growth we have seen from our recent partnership with MBSi, we needed to bring additional leadership with deep industry experience to ensure we are positioned well to support the growth that we are seeing,” said Stamatis Ferarolis. “We are thrilled to have Holly join RISC as President and bring her wealth of recovery and compliance experience to our customers.” Holly joins RISC with over 5 years of industry experience most recently working as the Chief Operating Officer at RDN, a business unit of KAR Auction Services, Inc.
Reviver is a start up with heavyweights like the chairman of Microsoft on its Board of Directors. It’s determined to make the license plate digital and connected. Reviver says the license plate hasn’t changed in 125 years, so it’s pushing it into the 21st century by turning it into a digital display and connecting it to the Dept. of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Grandville, MI– February 2, 2017 – Loss Prevention Services, LLC, an industry leader in repossession and skip tracing services, announced today that it has chosen MBSi Corp. (MBSi) as its assignment and compliance management solution. Throughout this next year, LPS will transition their assignment management platform to Recovery Connect (RC), MBSi’s next generation assignment platform. In addition to adopting Recovery Connect, LPS has also chosen to adopt MBSi’s Compliance Made Easy (“CME”) suite of compliance platforms, as well as MBSi’s full vendor compliance management services. This decision allows LPS to integrate assignment and compliance management into one system. LPS and their clients will be provided with unprecedented transparency and analytics to create the best results in the most compliant environment available today.
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Las Vegas, NV – September 16, 2014 – The attorneys allege it is a “dangerous and unlawful” practice of vehicle repossession. In this case, cars are not being towed, they’re being disabled electronically.
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Knoxville, TN, March 22, 2012 — ProconGPS Inc., a leading service provider of mobile resource management (MRM) solutions for businesses worldwide, announced its new corporate name, SpireonTM Inc. The new corporate name and identity will be officially launched at a special ribbon-cutting event held at the company’s new Technology Center in Irvine, California on March 24, 2012.