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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 05:58 PM

Smart Locks Bricked by Bad Update
by Tom Spring August 14, 2017 , 2:28 pm

A botched wireless update for a remotely accessible smart lock system has bricked hundreds of them. The locks suffered a “fatal error,” according to device’s manufacturer LockState, rendering them unable to locked. Customers are asked to either return impacted locks for repair, or request a replacement.

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 06:05 PM

Pleaswe see another, related article about this issue at:

 

Faulty firmware OTA update bricked hundreds of LockState smart locks

Some models of LockState smart locks also used by AirBnB customers were bricked by an OTA firmware update leaving guests unable to access their rentals. At the last Black Hat hacker conference, security experts demonstrated how to hack electronic locks,...

August 16, 2017  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Hacking  

http://securityaffai...y-firmware.html