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Hack Disarms SimpliSafe’s Home Wireless Security Systems

19
Feb
2016

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More than a quarter million homes protected by SimpliSafe wireless security systems are vulnerable to hackers who can deactivate the alarm anytime, according to IOActive, a Seattle-based security consulting firm.

IOActive published a proof of concept report on Wednesday that outlines how it disarmed SimpliSafe’s wireless home security systems. The hack, according IOActive researcher Andrew Zonenberg, is able to eavesdrop on wireless transmission between SimpliSafe components and capture PIN entries used to unlock the security system.

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