Under Lock and Key

There is an app that can copy your keys from a photograph. Please read this post so that you have one more thing on your list to WATCH OUT FOR. It’s really important. Women be aware of this new danger.

Musings from a Tangled Mind

I just learned there is an app called KeyMe that can make copies of keys using a photograph. The blogger who wrote this article took a photograph of his neighbor’s key in their apartment complex stairwell, had a copy made via the handy dandy KeyMe app, and then later broke into said neighbor’s apartment in a “hey, let’s prove how easy this is” maneuver with the self-made key. Luckily the neighbor was a friend or at least must be, given the blogger wasn’t arrested or shot. And I’m assuming they still are friends after this little exercise in security…or lack thereof.

I must give my heartfelt thanks to Andy Greenberg for bringing this out in the open. I only wish this issue was getting more notice than it is. Although maybe it’s just me. Maybe I’m the one who has had blinders on. I won’t go into all the details of…

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15 Responses to Under Lock and Key

  1. Ugh! Why? Who comes up with these apps?

  2. Oh wow. That is good info to know. Thanx for posting it

  3. Eliza Waters says:

    One more thing to worry about… 😦

  4. maggie0019 says:

    reblogging this too!

  5. OMG this is so scary Bling! Thank you for sharing this! I heard something about it last week! I need to send that link to BB.

  6. I think a lot of us wish that. 😦 I want people to be nice but a lot of them aren’t and we have to be aware of that and take precautions because of it.

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