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2018-06-15 | Tapplock smart lock pwnage, ADB.miner malware affecting Amazon Fire devices, and CloudScraper tool

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They’ve gone for the “AES 128-bit encryption” with an inference that their security is on a parallel with the military. It must be secure! This is a red flag to a IoT hacker though – it ignores pairing, key exchange, key sharing… and most importantly, makes no mention of authentication. Time and time again we see AES-128 used in manners that make it entirely insecure.

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