Airbnb ‘Smart Locks’ Bricked By Bad Firmware Update

Smart lock company Lockstate mistakenly sent a firmware update out to a set of “smart locks” that should never have received it, bricking the devices in the process. Expected replacement time? Between 5 – 18 days.

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Hackers have created master keys to TSA-approved locks, and the TSA couldn’t care less

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The TSA-recommended locks of the past decade can all be bypassed, thanks to the magic of 3D printing — and the TSA doesn’t really care.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/214521-hackers-have-created-master-keys-to-tsa-approved-locks-and-the-tsa-couldnt-care-less

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iPhone-controlled August Smart Lock finally starts shipping to preorder customers

After nearly a year’s wait, Yves Behar-designed August Smart Locks finally started shipping out to preorder customers on Tuesday and the company plans to have supply ready for a wider launch by October.



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