The crooks definitely haven’t forgotten.
Despite a rash of publicity last year warning Tesla owners of the risk, yet another unlucky individual appears to have fallen victim to a so-called relay attack — losing his pricey electric car in the process. In surveillance video published to YouTube (embedded below), it seems thieves can be seen amplifying the signal from the car owner’s key fob (located inside his home) in order to trick the vehicle into thinking the fob was present.
And, after initially struggling but finally succeeding to unplug the charging vehicle, the two car thieves manage to drive away. Read more…More about Tesla, Model S, Tech, and Cybersecurity