It’s supposed to be convenient for homeowners… but it’s also convenient for crooks. Check out how I broke into my boss’s house with two quick pictures of his “do not duplicate” key (on the chain) while he was away from his desk.
This may make you want to guard your house keys like you guard your Social Security number!
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Thieves are employing high-tech key making tools to break into old school security and commit crime.
Just by slyly snapping a picture of a key and sending it into one of a handful of websites and apps designed for homeowners to copy keys, crooks can gain access to homes and locked facilities.