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This $10 Device Can Clone RFID-equipped Access Cards Easily
Jul 29, 2015
Are you the one who simply punch your wallet against a reader to get into your office? Then surely your office is using Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) cards to manage building access and security. However, these most common access control systems are incredibly easy to hack — and now more than ever before. Thanks to a $10 tiny device developed by two security researchers that can easily circumvent these RFID cards. Dubbed BLEkey or Bluetooth Low Energy device is a tiny little device designed to be embedded in an RFID card reader, a small box you swipe or touch your card to open doors. BLEkey exploits a vulnerability in the Wiegand communication protocol used by the majority of RFID card readers today in order to clone and skim your RFID-equipped cards. Grab your BLEkey for Just $10 Mark Baseggio from security firm Accuvant and Eric Evenchick from Faraday Future who developed BLEkey are going to present their findings at next week's Black Hat se
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