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Guard shared picture of prison's master key - Prison had to change its locks

Written by Petteri Pyyny @ 05 Mar 2021 9:49

Guard shared picture of prison's master key - Prison had to change its locks In German prison, a novel breach of security happened that mixed the old and new world quite beautifully.
An intern working at German prison shared picture of the prison's master key to his buddies through WhatsApp. After German Brandenburg's state justify ministry found out about the incident, they ordered all the prison's locks to be changed.

According to Brandenburg's justice ministry, a skilled locksmith could be able to reproduce the prison masterkey just from the shared picture, so they couldn't take the risk that such incident would really happen.

The intern now has to pay for up to 50'000 euros (appx. $59'600) what it costs to replace all 600 locks in the prison complex. Also, his internship was terminated immediately.

Source: The Local (paywall)



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