Researchers have revealed a huge flaw in the remote controls used by hundreds of cars - and say Volkswagen and other manufacturers went to court two years ago to keep their discovery a secret.
Three European computer scientists say they have known about the flaws since 2012, and warned automakers. The list of impacted cars includes luxury vehicles from Volkswagen's Porsche, Audi, Bentley, and Lamborghini brands. It's used in keys and car fobs and is designed to stop an engine from starting if it is not in close proximity to the vehicle.
The transponder includes a 96-bit secret key, proprietary cipher, and 32-bit PIN code, but the researchers realised that its internal security was weaker.
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