Los Angeles-based electronics whiz, security researcher and whitehat hacker, Samy Kamkar, has done it again.

Samy Kamar, whitehat hacker

In this Youtube video, he shows you how to use Mattel’s IM-Me (a 13oz. toy for 8-year olds which requires 3 AA batteries) to hack any garage-door opener.

It’s good to be aware of the dangers of simple hacks like this. So the next time you catch somebody garage-surfing or opening your garage, you know how they got in.

Mattel’s IM-Me. You can open any garage-door opener by hacking this baby.

 

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