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Firmware update blunder bricks hundreds of home 'smart' locks

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Re: Why an update?

Perhaps it's to fix a bug, like entering 99999999999999999999999999 causes a buffer overflow and the door opens?

Nobody codes for reliability these days, nobody check the code, just scribble a few lines, pretty print it and go down the pub for lunch and a beer or five. After lunch you return to the office and push the update out.

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