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Smart lock hackable ‘in seconds’

A new “smart lock” padlock advertised as the “world’s first smart fingerprint padlock” was hacked in under 45 minutes by researches from Pen Test Partners (PTP). Once the flaw was identified, the team was able to unlock any of the locks using a smartphone in less than 2 seconds. In response to the incident, the company behind the lock issued a statement urging users to install a software update correcting the problem.

Source: Smart lock can be hacked ‘in seconds’ – BBC News

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