Ryan P. Echlin - firstname.lastname@example.org http://www-personal.engin.umich.edu/~rechlin/
Thom Brooks wrote:
> This is nothing new; we were playing with calculators like the HP48GX back in > high school to open people's Jeep Grand Cherokee's. For scientific purposes, > of course. ;) > > However, it did require that you posess the IR transmitter for at least a few > minutes, if you were lucky; recording the signal was not very easy to do. > > > > According to the New Scientist, a European computer journalist > > > recently discovered that the infrared port of a PalmPilot could be > > > used to break into cars with infrared remote-controlled locking > > > systems.