Thieves key on hack that leaves Hyundai, Kia cars vulnerable

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And insurance industry group says some vehicles from two brands are being stolen at nearly twice the rate of other vehicles The highway lost data institute a unit of the insurance institute for highway safety says some older Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs are missing a key anti theft device computer chips for a theft immobilizer system the thefts apparently started in the Milwaukee area two years ago and spread to multiple Midwest cities after instructional videos appeared on social media The vehicles affected our older models of the Kia Rio and sportage and the Hyundai accent all 2022 kilos do have a mobilizer and Hyundai says all of its models produced after November 1st 2021 have immobilisers as standard equipment I'm Donna wooder

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