Reply to post: Okay, let's pretend I had an aneurysm and bought one of these IoT lock thingies

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Another Amazon Key door-lock hack

Pascal Monett Silver badge
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Okay, let's pretend I had an aneurysm and bought one of these IoT lock thingies

It's like Star Trek : why use ball bearings when magnetic confinement is soo more high-tech ?

If I ever was stupid enough to splash dough on one of these pseudo-locks, there is one scenario in which I could find a use for it - but that would require more dough. Indeed, I would not replace my trusty mechanical security lock with that piece of tat for protecting my house and belongings, no. I would build a small shack good enough for housing a few Amazon boxes and put the tat lock on that. Delivery guy can put the box(es) in there, and if shitty lock does get hacked, well the only thing to take is the boxes.

Meanwhile, my house remains properly protected by an actual, honest-to-goodness, proven security lock. One that even works if there is no power for a week. Can you imagine ? A week !

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