Breaking Access Controls with Blekey

by Eric Evenchick, Mark Baseggio
Sept. 18, 2017 1 comment Black Hat belen_caty Detection & Response

RFID access controls are broken. In this talk, we will demonstrate how to break into buildings using open-source hardware we are releasing. Over the years, we have seen research pointing to deficiencies in every aspect of access control systems: the cards, the readers, and the backend. Yet, despite these revelations, there has been no meaningful change in their design or reduction in use around the world. Do these companies not care about physical security, or do they not understand the implications of these weaknesses?

Steven Ulm 6 months ago

Companies just try to optimize cost and believe that these weaknesses are something they could live with.Good article overall - though the excerpt could be a bit more specific in my opinion...