In the future, PIN code passwords for your phone may not be enough, as there will be robots, like this one dubbed “R2B2”, that can crack it with brute force. Unlike humans, these machines can run for 24/7 until they find a working combination. Continue reading to see it in-action and for more information.

The ‘bot punches four-digit combinations at a rate of about one-per-second until it breaks past a phone’s security screen. Working at that rate, it can break through an Android phone in under 20 hours.

The creators say they’re looking into making a version that could crack ATM pins or bank vaults, which would be a little scary.



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