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Keyless Cars: A New Frontier For Bug Bounties?
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RyanSepe
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RyanSepe,
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8/24/2015 | 1:19:43 PM
Wow
RF shield may be a good idea. If you could have it hook onto the key ring and have the ease of shielding and unshielding be a few second process, I don't think any would oppose.


As for updating, for the non-OTA updates do you need to return to the dealer to have them cable in updates? Or how is this performed?
Ken_Munro
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8/25/2015 | 7:59:35 AM
Re: Wow
You're quite right, if it's not OTA then the update needs to be made with a hard-wired or similar local connection, by the dealer.
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8/25/2015 | 12:15:46 PM
RF Shielding
Actually, RF shielding would best be implemented in the FOB itself. A button to activate the transponder or disable it.
Joe Stanganelli
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8/26/2015 | 11:45:29 PM
They don't build 'em like they used to.
Of course, an easier solution is to simply buy an older, pre-owned car -- saving both security headaches and money.  ;)


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