Criminals use both traditional methods of opening locks mechanically and resort to new, more sophisticated technologies.
Agency "RIA Novosti", referring to the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Moscow, published the "magnificent four" funds of car thieves. In most cases, the attacker gains access to the owner’s car through electronic devices - special scanners used to turn off the alarm.
Under it, in the ranking of popular methods - classic, when the locks in the steering columns and doors are opened mechanically. It is used mainly on simple machines, for example on the Lada.
Also, attackers steal keys to make duplicates of them. For example, they find an advertisement for selling a car on the Internet, call the seller, find out about the completion of the car with anti-theft means. When inspecting a car, they quietly change the original key with a duplicate or steal the original keychain. The fourth place in the top is occupied by the use of a tow truck.