The Nokia 3310 was one the most used phones in society, it was the ‘fashionable’ mobile. 20 years ago, the Finnish brand succeed in the world of technology, mobile phones were used only to send SMS, play ‘snake’ and give ‘keys’. But now the famous Nokia is back thug’s tool.
This mobile has made history and everything indicates that it will continue to do so, although this time it will not help. This fingerprint let the Nokia 3310 take the first steps for its predecessors, it was indestructible and worked better and better.
Thieves wanted to use the ‘endurance’ ability of this mobile to can be stolen more easily. This mobile becomes the best ally to connect to a car, open it, and steal it -all in 15 seconds- without the need for keys.
The Nokia 3310, a ‘master key’
In the United States, they began to notice the use of this mobile phone for suspicious reasons, the Police began an investigation and they realize what is happening. The mythical phone was used to start a car.
The phone has a USB that allows you to create a connection with the machines are very powerful and with him manages them as they consider them. Now the price of the Nokia 3310 has risen to a terrifying level, worth nothing more and nothing less than 2,500 euros or even 18,000 euros, according to ‘Vice’. Before it cost 10 euros and was sold as a ‘souvenir’ and now it is a bad tool. The device is sold by Telegram, Wallapop, or other platforms. The seller advertises it as an ‘Emergency’ item for locksmiths who need it.
The process is less striking, just turn on the car and connect it to Bluetooth. “The device does all the work for them,” said technology expert Ken Tindell.
“All you have to do is take two cables from the device, remove the headlight, and insert the wires in the appropriate holes on the car side of the connector, “says Tindell. What is unique about the Nokia, though, is that it “works with American cars and starting the engine takes only 10-15 seconds, “said the expert. There are modern cars that don’t need keys and that’s when the use of the Nokia 3310 becomes very important for thieves.