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Keep Hackers Out of Your Car With This Relay Hack Blocker

Keep Hackers Out of Your Car With This Relay Hack Blocker

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  1. MPGster s

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    what if you just wrap it in aluminum foil?

  2. Jimmy Hylton

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    what thief would try to steal a car when the owner is less than a foot away? in that case a gun is far more effective than a radio signal boost.

  3. RealationGames

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Lol, your "solution" is just to disable the key? How about get one with a button if you're afraid of the keyless entry? This is ridiculous.

  4. SUPERTROYANO666

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Y para prteger tarjetas de credito

  5. Kanada Ichigodesu

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Or get a car that uses a key. Remember those? Security wasn't always exposing massive holes with a key. They could pick the lock and hot wire the car and that was it. They can still do both of those now but now they can grab any key fob and go down the street until they find a car that uses the same key fob they have, then they can even start the car with the same fob.

  6. Richard J Lebens

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Hey isn't 9.5 cm like 4 inches? Could you pas an altoids tin through that? Any chance the signals are being re radiated by the small box?

  7. Doug Reed

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Bonus effect of the aluminum foil is that it also keeps the CIA mind-control waves out.

  8. Olmo Kobie

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    get a 90s car they are way better

  9. sitearm

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    makes note to invest in tin foil stocks

  10. Mememe Mesco

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Line a altoids tin with aluminum foil which might work

  11. TheGiedow

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    But this also prevents you from using the remote, so you can just as well remove the battery.

  12. Kerry Oconnell

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    I'm not trying to hate or anything but, wouldn't the foil work if you just wrapped the key in foil?

  13. The President of The Internet

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    My car doesn't lock and I use a pair of scissors to start it – can it be hacked?

  14. Jason Becker

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    i learned something about wavelenghts and the size holes

  15. Jeremy Makes Stuff

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    This video is a bit misleading. Keeping your key in a faraday cage makes it so you can't use your key (on most modern cars). Even if you get in your car before taking they key out of the cage so you can start the car and drive away you are still vulnerable to attack. The capture device could easily be attached to the car so it can listen to what both the car and key fob transmit.

    I saw SamyKamkar's talk at Def Con 23 where he addresses this very issue.
    Reading and Videos: http://samy.pl/defcon2015/
    He covers how to intercept key fob communications using rolling codes while jamming between the key fob and car and then replay them later.

    At any rate, they faraday cage isn't a bad idea, but it will only make a smaller window for attacks. It won't close it.

  16. Vitalii Tereshchuk

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    What is this video? 
    This videos about idiots from BMW, Audio, Mercedes etc so stupid not to think about hackers? OMG

  17. KSnashall

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Why would anyone ever need a wireless key anyway!

  18. Brian Fundakowski Feldman

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Why are you guessing at to what the attack is?  You have it all wrong.  Just read the Black Hat synopsis……

  19. wahman13

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    smarter is not always better is what my mec teacher used to say.

  20. UniqueDesigns41

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Sooooo, you have your remote in a foil lined box???
    Buuut, it doesn't let, Even You, Open the door unless you Opppeeen the box???
    At which point, Ifff someone wanted your car, the now open box would giiiivvvvee them you code.
    Now, even if you go home and lock your car without the remote code, they have it and could get into your car.
    Buuuut, does the car Start with that same code???
    So, why would they want to Juuuusst get in if they are not trying to get in to steal it???
    Sure, the box blocks the signal, but So What???

  21. Mike Trieu (MegasChara)

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Or just, you know, use the dumb valet key at all times and leave the remote at home?

  22. staton w

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Aluminum inside Altoids tin, BOOOOM!!!!

  23. zerpBot

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Hmm, if I could open my car now..

  24. william fleete

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    I'm kinda glad I have a "dumb" car. I don't have to worry about this stuff

  25. thagrit

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    I wonder if an antistatic bag would work?

  26. Derek Cadmus

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Could you just wrap the fob in foil?

  27. Lawrence Mercieca

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Jesus Christ you guys are so paranoid
    I've got a Daihatsu charade, and I'm installing a car alarm and central locking with keyless entry, remote start and push button start next weekend. To protect against would be hacker, I spent $5 more to buy a multi-wave system so it sort of defeats the purpose of doing all that Faraday cage bs
    Plus if you already have keyless entry in the car. You can just upgrade the key and antennas for multi-wave data
    Like can you guys not spend $5-$10 for your $30,000 car?

    Americans, paranoid as ever

  28. SuperEmanuel98

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    The best and most secure thing to do is to give me the key, then no one will steal your car (i will sell it)

  29. SuperEmanuel98

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    the problem today, every time a function is added it is also more insecure, try boost the signal from a car key without wireless connectivity ;)

  30. malachi1616

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Should make a hat out of that foil too keep out brain hackers too.

  31. AccidentX

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Good luck with my car, you still need the remote near the sensor in my car, that has a foot radius detection. So yeah

  32. xartpant

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Actually your best option is to install an aftremarket alarm system that supports slave mode via CAN-bus

  33. gedichten4all

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    you said that the holes should be smaller than 9 or 7 cm, which seems really large to me, don't you mean 9 or 7 mm, that sound a lot more likely to me

  34. poopaky wowitstinks

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    or you could get a badass classic that does not have a key fob like a 69 or 89 camaro

  35. CasuallyDerp

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    I guess you can say that box will, "foil," those hacker's plans! ahaha……what am I doing with my life…

  36. TheEnneagram

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Um, and how do we block hackers from taking control of the vehicle's operations and steering us out of control and sending us to a fiery death, as happened to Michael Hastings?

  37. Xenro66

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Altoids tin…. Infinitely useful.

  38. wilgarcia1

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    oh just wrap they key device with foil. 
    But the fact is if a hacker wants that unlock signal what they are going to do is record it when its transmitted. I doubt the cars receiver is at the door. its more likely in the dash or windshield. Of course the best way to prevent this hack is getting a REAL KEY.

  39. David

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    If I'm gonna walk around with box, it will be filled with bunch of cookies.

  40. Jason Lerado

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Why not just use an anti static bag?

  41. Kolin Martz

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    their hacks have been foiled.

  42. space

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    I'm betting it would be possible to weave wires into a cloth bag and make a much more attractive cage. as long as you sealed it tight (<7 cm) nothing would get in.

  43. DrToiletface

    October 31, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Well since your car would most likely be opened when you aren't near it and you'd still want to take your keys with you and be protected, couldn't you take the Altoids tin and line the inside with foil so it'd have the best protection and still be portable unlike a giant foil lined box?

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