Tapplock smart lock has a new, even more ridiculous security flaw - CNET

We here at The Verge have tried to warn everyone about smart locks, particularly smart locks that rely on fingerprints for authentication. The TappLock is one such lock that was crowdfunded on Indiegogo and is now available to buy. And unsurprisingly, itís incredibly easy to physically and virtually hack. YouTuber JerryRigEverything proved that he could pull the lock apart using just a sticky GoPro mount, while cybersecurity company PenTest Partners found that the actual code and digital authentication methods for the lock were basically nonexistent. All someone would need to unlock the lock is its Bluetooth Low Energy MAC address, which the lock itself broadcasts. Essentially, the lock doesnít encrypt any of its data, leaving anyone... Continue reading…

Tapplock smart lock has a new, even more ridiculous security flaw - CNET

It might be time to move on.

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This fingerprint-verified padlock is extremely easy to hack

We here at The Verge have tried to warn everyone about smart locks, particularly smart locks that rely on fingerprints for authentication. The TappLock is one such lock that was ...

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Smart lock can be hacked 'in seconds'

A smart lock that has won an award can be broken into by anyone with a smartphone, say researchers.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from BBC Technology

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