Criminals could use similar software after surreptitiously recording you with a smartphone as you unlock your home — and return later having cut a new key.
Recalling her conversation with the shopkeeper, she said that they told him the importance of keys for them. The shopkeeper agreed to travel 180 miles to return the keys.
SAN FRANCISCO/BEIJING: When Apple begins hosting Chinese users’ iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data center at the end of this month to comply with new laws there, Chinese authorities will have far easier access to text messages, email and other data stored in the cloud. That’s because of a change to how the company handles the cryptographic keys needed to unlock an iCloud account. Until now, such keys have always been stored in the United States, meaning that any government or law enforcement authority seeking access to…
FRANKFURT: BMW is reviewing the necessity of car keys, Ian Robertson, the company’s board member responsible for sales told Reuters. The fact that customers now all carry a smartphone and the availability of a BMW App which allows customers to unlock their vehicle, has made old fashioned keys less relevant. “Honestly, how many people really need it,” Robertson said in an interview at the Frankfurt car show, explaining that customers no longer had to put the key in the ignition to make the car start. “They never take…