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Monday, March 28, 2011

(W) Kaba locks hit with lawsuit - Claims secure locks can be opened with magnets

Well it is good to know that our Card Key exploit is not the only one making the news... Kaba, a maker of those locks you see everywhere that you punch in a 4 digit code to unlock the door has been hit with a class action lawsuit from its' users due to the fact the so called 'Super Secure' lock can be opened with a magnet..

If a vendor knows of an issue, they really should create a remediation plan and notify it's users and do a little PR to get the word out. Charge cost for the fix and keep the attorneys off your back...

Forbes article on the Kaba lock issue and fix

Slides on the exploit

Website on Kaba flaw

Kana Simplex locks webpage
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