With Lock Research, Another Battle Brews in the War Over Security Holes

May 7, 2015


IN THE LATEST sign that the war between security researchers and the companies they investigate is heating back up, researchers who uncovered vulnerabilities in a brand of high-security electronic locks marketed to airports, police departments and critical infrastructure facilities have been threatened with two aggressive legal letters from the maker of the locks.

The letters arrived after the researchers attempted repeatedly to notify the company about problems with its product.

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