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AA chief says keep keyless car fob in a pouch, in a box, in a microwave after thieves stole his car


The boss of AA is encouraging motorists to keep their keyless car fobs inside a secure pouch, locked in a box and then placed inside a microwave after hackers stole his wife’s £50,000 car.

Edmund King, one of Britain’s leading motorist experts, said that thieves intercepted his wife Deidre’s car key signal and were able to steal the keyless Lexus. 

He now keeps his car fobs securely in a wired pouch that blocks the hacker’s signal, locked inside a red metal box, and then places the box in a microwave at the very back of his house.

Now he is encouraging others to do the same. 

A survey of more than 4,000 UK drivers found that half are not taking any measures to secure they keyless cars from criminals who are using relay tactics to target them

A survey of more than 4,000 UK drivers found that half are not taking any measures to secure they keyless cars from criminals who are using relay tactics to target them

Mr King told the Telegraph: ‘We think the thieves came to the house at 11.45pm and used their computer device to unlock the car and remove it with no smashing into the car or anything. 

‘We didn’t notice it until the next morning, by…



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