By Catherine Powell
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Modern automobiles are more like computers with four wheels and an engine than motor vehicles these days. Everything from the way we operate them to the way they're serviced seems more like mission control than old fashioned auto mechanics. While all this technology has given vehicles the ability to do things we could only dream about in decades gone by, it has also opened the door to hackers and car thieves like never before. While I pointed out in previous blogs how hackers can crack keyless entry systems and use trackers to steal your vehicle, recent advances in black hat hacking technology has made boosting your ride as simple as point and click. Before you head out to the office or the store only to discover your vehicle is missing, I want to share some of the latest examples of high tech auto theft that can prove to be a menace to you.