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Lockpickers 3-D Print TSA Master Luggage Keys From Leaked Photos

10
Sep
2015
Lockpickers 3-D Print TSA Master Luggage Keys From Leaked Photos

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The is learning a basic lesson of physical security in the age of 3-D printing: If you have sensitive keys—say, a set of that can open locks you’ve asked millions of Americans to use—don’t post pictures of them on the Internet.

A group of lock-picking and security enthusiasts drove that lesson home Wednesday by publishing a set of to Github that anyone can use to 3-D print a precisely measured set of the TSA’s master keys for its “approved” locks—the ones the agency can open with its own keys during airport inspections. Within hours, at least one 3-D printer owner had already downloaded the files, printed one of the master keys, and published a proving that it opened his TSA-approved luggage lock.

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