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Researcher criticises 'weak' crypto in Internet of Things alarm system


Re: Huh?

I don't think there are enough burglars with enough sense to carry out these attacks - certainly not against domestic properties with self-installed panels with no professional monitoring.

I've been asked to look into five cases now where a homeowner has suspected that the burglars had used advanced electronic bypass methods to get in. Whilst I could never say for sure, there was no evidence in any of these cases that anything untoward had happened.

There's a world of difference between casing high-end targets (which would have graded alarms) and most burglars working out how to bypass individual homes over the Internet.

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