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The Rise Of High-Tech Car Theft

 Wednesday, November 9, 2016

 The Zebra

As cars become more and more connected, news coverage of high-tech car theft has unsurprisingly begun to alarm consumers, automakers, and insurers alike. An estimated one-third of vehicles on the road right now have some connected capabilities that could provide wireless access to vehicle control systems, reports Forbes. Technology predictions name the mid-2020s as the point when almost all new vehicles will have data connections, which means we’re not far from cybersecurity risks affecting almost every driver on the road. And with new technologies come new vulnerabilities.