Reportlinker Adds Vehicle Crime in the 21st Century and the Impact of Electronic Theft Methods

Aug 10, 2010, 11:30 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Vehicle Crime in the 21st Century and the Impact of Electronic Theft Methods

A special report on the rapid development in theft technology, theft methods, changing legislation and the involvement of organised crime that threaten vehicle security systems worldwide.

The mysticism of modern technology is no longer a stumbling block against car crime and the widespread reach of the internet makes data on security systems and theft methods more freely available. Theft patterns have shifted from small groups operating at a local level to more serious organised crime groups working on a global scale. In addition to this, independent companies are now being granted access to vehicle security system information for the diagnostics and repair market.

SBD looks at these influences in its ground-breaking report; "Vehicle Crime in the 21st Century and the Impact of Electronic Theft Methods" in order to stimulate the automotive and associated industries' awareness of changing trends and the need for new anti-theft strategies for the next-generation vehicles.

This research will help you to:

  • Learn how the breakdown of the Soviet Union and the subsequent rise in organised criminal gangs is having a significant impact on car crime
  • Understand how the availability of security-related information on the internet and the introduction of new legislation is undermining vehicle manufacturers' security developments
  • Gain an insight into the future of car crime and what you need to know to help you get ahead of the thieves

This report provides a global overview of the changing theft patterns since the 1990s. It includes an analysis of the impact of readily-available information on the internet, changes in legislation and the effect of the world recession to provide a comprehensive picture of car crime and what the future holds. 

1. Executive summary

1.1 Introduction

1.2 What does the future hold?

2. Vehicle theft in the 21st century

2.1 Background

2.2 Changing methods of vehicle theft

2.2.1. Key theft

2.2.2. Car-jacking and home-jacking

2.2.3. Fraud and deception

2.3 Development of new theft technology

2.4 Involvement of organised crime

2.4.1. Eastern Europe, the Balkans and the Caucasus

2.4.2. Other countries and markets

3. Theft methods and weaknesses in system designs

3.1 Aftermarket diagnostic and programming tools

3.2 Replacing security components

3.2.1. Blank keys

3.2.2. Management procedures for the supply of security components

3.3 Weaknesses in system design, service procedures and protocols

3.3.1. PIN code access

3.3.2. Pass code and thru code systems

3.3.3. Reading and re-writing memory

3.3.4. Transponder cloning

3.3.5. Emergency start procedures

3.4 Locking systems

3.4.1. Direct harness attack

3.4.2. CAN system attack

3.4.3. Vehicle CAN BUS integrity

3.4.4. RF signal blocking

3.4.5. RF signal 'grabbing'

3.5 Academic research into security algorithms

3.5.1. Texas Instruments transponders

3.5.2. KeeLoq access control protocol

3.5.3. Smart key systems

3.6 Alarm systems

3.7 Stolen Vehicle tracking systems

3.8 EVI (Electronic Vehicle Identification) and mileage

4. What does the future hold?

4.1 Global recession and unemployment

4.2 New and old theft methods

4.3 Emerging markets - the future market for stolen vehicles

4.4 Developed markets - the future of vehicle theft

4.5 Future developments and threats

4.6 Future system requirements

4.6.1. Insurance requirements

4.6.2. Legislation


Fig 1. Reduction in car theft in Germany and the UK since the 1990's

Fig 2. Theft methods of new cars in Sweden

Fig 3. Concealed compartment used for smuggling illegal drugs

Fig 4. Theft methods of luxury cars in Russia

Fig 5. Examples of electronic theft equipment

Fig 6. Electronic theft tools for BMW and Audi vehicles

Fig 7. Map showing the global spread of Eastern European Organised Crime Groups

Fig 8. Illegal immigrant concealed behind a dashboard

Fig 9. Complete immobiliser system made into a single unit

Fig 10. Printed circuit board with markings removed from chips and components

Fig 11. BMW & Mercedes key programmers

Fig 12. Screen shots of Eeprom data file

Fig 13. Silca RW4 transponder cloning machine

Fig 14. 'Cobra Connex' stolen vehicle tracking system CAN interface & installation manual

Fig 15. Mileage alteration tool

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