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TSA master key blueprints now easily available for 3D printing

TSA style locks around the global can be easily opened with this readily-availble 3D print master key blueprint
By: Chris Smith | Hacking & Security News | Posted: Sep 12, 2015 10:33 am

Now readily available on Github, anyone with access to a 3D printer has the ability to download and create their very own TSA master keys, enabling them to open any TSA-recognized lock around the globe. This tool was made possible thanks to The Washington Post posting an image of TSA master keys in 2014.



In comes Github user Xyl2k, using the published image in order to duplicate these real-life keys on a computer, releasing the final STereoLithography (STL) files to the world. If you're wondering about the legitimacy of this 3d-printed project, Bernard Bolduc, a security researcher, tried it for himself and it worked without fault - check the Twitter post above.


We certainly don't encourage breaking into anyone's baggage at home or abroad, however, we do suggest you purchase a new style lock as soon as possible.




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