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Japanese giants to offer security-as-a-service for connected cars

Mike 137 Silver badge

Re: Old timer doubleplus good...

"a key fob that doesn't respond to a challenge/response call unless an accelerometer within it detects the fob is moving"

Attempting to solve an unnecessary problem with another layer of complexity? Complexity and security are in inverse proportion -- always.

Modern mechanical locks are can be very secure. The problem is that a decent mechanical lock and key cost a lot more to make and install than a plastic dongle and a solenoid backed by a bit of code.

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