To make things even more scary, hackers are now able to obtain a vehicle identification number (VIN) and resell it without hardly a trace. It’s also recently been reported in the news that some new car wireless control systems are being hacked into, which can cause serious accidents and even death.
Many stores now put “chips” in their credit cards that hold each consumer’s non-public information.
While we tend to think technology makes our lives easier, however, many companies are missing the mark in making sure that these devices are secure from thieves in the first place. Only more victims and time will tell the whole story as to how bad this problem will get.