Smart lock can be hacked 'in seconds'

Smart lock can be hacked 'in seconds'
 

A hi-tech padlock secured with a fingerprint can be opened by anyone with a smartphone, security researchers have found.
On its website, Tapplock is described as the "world's first smart fingerprint padlock".
But researchers said it took just 45 minutes to find a way to unlock any Tapplock.
In response, the firm acknowledged the flaw and said it was issuing "an important security patch".
In a blogpost, security expert Andrew Tierney from Pen Test Partners (PTP), outlined how he had hacked the lock.
"You can just walk up to any Tapplock and unlock it in under two... read more

 
13 June 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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