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Warning: audio recording can be used to decode keyed locks

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iam4liberty:
Brilliant new exploit.

https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/security/amp33865529/copy-keys-with-sound/
How Hackers Can Pick Your Locks Just By Listening

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have come up with a way to pick locks based on the sounds that they make while turning inside locks.

This attack is called "SpiKey," and involves copying a key's sounds via smartphone while a victim unlocks a door.

To stay safe, scan your environment for any stealthy recording devices lurking around.

Mintbird:
Wow, that’s crazy!

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