Manchester car park lock hack leads to horn-blare hoo-ha

John Leyden reports:

Vehicles across an entire car park in Manchester had their locks jammed on Sunday as the apparent result of a botched criminally-motivated hack.

No one at the Manchester Fort Shopping Park, in north Manchester, was able to lock their car’s doors on Sunday evening as a result of the attack by persons as-yet unknown.

Manual locking still worked, of course, but even then boots were still unlocked in some cases, leaving motorists little option but to wait by their cars. In addition to leaving cars open, the bungling thieves set off multiple alarms.

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