New kind of Car Hacking:
With a cheap OBD2 Bluetooth scanner from Ebay or Chinese clones, you have barely have security, The default code for these cheap scanner is either “0000”, “1234”, or “6789”. Essentially, the unit is on all the time, slowing drawing energy from the battery, which means that it is discoverable all the time. So, anyone walking around the car park or stuck in traffic, could basically get a full readout of your car’s diagnostics. With some new apps, you can do several functions not available before ( check italic text). With the OBDLink MX, LX and WiFi MX, you have Hack-Proof. It’s a cutting-edge security scheme virtually eliminates the risk of unauthorized access not available on Chinese Clones or Ebay purchased scanners. Think about this before purchasing your new obd2 scanner.
So someone can hack your car via the OBD2 port to unlock door (on some car models only) or worst start your car with a cheap OBD2 Bluetooth or Wifi Scanner .
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