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19th February 2020 Issue no. 495
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Software that can allow police to create keys to open your locks
By Marc Weber Tobias
This is the fourth of a series of articles about the compromise of mechanical locks by various bypass tools and techniques. In three previous articles I described electro-picks and the Sputnik tool to rapidly open almost all pin tumbler cylinders, which are the most popular in the U.S. and around the world.
The global expert in automotive tools also demonstrated how the latest locks that are installed in Volkswagen Audi Group cars can be opened in seconds. In this final article, we will explore law enforcement software to generate keys with 3D printer technology.
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