NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - High-tech keys may not be doing much to keep your car secure.
Computer security experts in Germany recently found a way to hack the keyless entry systems used on millions of cars. Basically this means thieves could break into a car and steal items, without even cracking a window.
The experts say the remote entry systems on countless cars made by Volkswagen since 1995 can be cloned to allow access to the vehicle. They also say another system used by other car brands can also be compromised.
In a statement Volkswagen tells us they agreed to have these findings published: "but without the sensitive content that could be used by accomplished criminals to break into vehicles. The findings obtained will serve to further improve the security technology."