Since we’ve covered advanced ways to hack HID cards in this previous post, we wanted to show ways cloning or copying a card in a day-to-day kind of environment with standard proximity (prox) cards which are based on 125khz . There are cloning services out there (like Clone my Key) who charge $20 per RFID / Prox card clone. Plus you need to send it in and wait for it. At the same time you might be able to buy a clone machine off of ebay or Amazon (read below) which is faster and cheaper.
Internet of Things
Updates regarding the internet of things industry and how Kisi physical access control and smart office automation may be effected.
At the annual security conference in Las Vegas, Defcon 2016, @jmaxxz, Anthony Rose and Ben Ramsey introduced different ways how bluetooth smart locks can be hacked [we were a little disappointed to not be included as we always like to be challenged on our security]. Here’s one of the github hosted documentations.
When I recently searched for a free WiFi speed test scan, I realized there are several different yet similar types of WiFi apps and tools out there. It’s confusing to keep track of the differences and intricacies between them.
Today, Airbnb is looked at as one of the premier, sole choices for traveling. Fueled by the sharing economy, Airbnb attracts guests with affordable, trustworthy lodging in convenient locations. But because of the Internet-enabled, peer-to-peer business model, stories like the Canadian couple that returned home to find their Airbnb rental trashed are becoming common, more and more so.
By the end of 2016, there are expected to be 6.4 billion connected “things” throughout the world – a number that is up a whopping 30 percent from 2015. By 2020, we should expect the number of connected things to be up to 20.8 billion. This amounts to over 5.5 million new things connected every single day.
These “things” – or devices, machines, and objects – are connected to the Internet in our homes, workplaces, schools, cities, and cars, helping us live smarter, more efficient, and more streamlined lives.
The mission here at KISI has always been making sure office access control is secure and streamlined, which is why we are pleased to announce our latest integration with team communication service, Slack. Our new integration makes it easy for office managers and access admins to unlock the office door with KISI using a simple Slack command.