Smart locks are not as reliable as their authors claim
Smart locks are not as reliable as their authors claim

Smart locks are not as reliable as their authors claim

Умные замки не так надежны, как заявляют их авторы In recent years, products of the “Internet of Things”, controlled remotely using a remote control or a smartphone / tablet, have enriched the technology market with enviable speed, however, as the experts at Merculite Security found out, their developers do not pay due attention to creating a reliable security system and security of the product itself . And this despite the fact that the price of such devices, such as smart locks for house doors, smart refrigerators, kettles, coffee makers, smart pots and so on, is very high. By the way, only four of the sixteen popular smart locks were able to pass expert hacking tests, for example, smart locks from Quicklock, iBluLock, Plantraco and some other companies transmitted passwords in unencrypted form. This negligence allows attackers to intercept important data using a Bluetooth sniffer. Of particular concern to testers Anthony Rose and Ben Ramsey was the Quicklock model, which allows the hacker to get an administrator password and lock the door, leaving the user inside or outside. The only way to reverse this is to remove the battery, which is only accessible if the door is open. Ceomate Bluetooth Smartlock, Elecycle Smart Padlock, Vians Bluetooth Smart Doorlock and Lagute Sciener Smart Doorlock were vulnerable to the replay method when the door can be open or close using the recorded signals of the corresponding commands. This hacking method has been known for more than ten years, but gadget developers have not taken it into account. The Okidokey smart device also managed to be hacked. After decrypting the “proprietary proprietary encryption technique,” Anthony Rose and Ben Ramsey made changes that caused the lock to crash and stop opening. Specialists of Merculite Security wrote a corresponding letter to Okidokey, however, instead of answering, the company closed its website, however, the castle is still sold on Amazon’s website. However, some manufacturers have responded to the shameful revelatory work of Merculite Security. For example, the developers of August Smart Lock released a \

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