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Aussie researchers crack transport crypto, get free rides

mask.of.sanity (1228908) writes | about 2 years ago

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mask.of.sanity (1228908) writes "Shoddy customised cryptography by a state rail outfit has been busted by a group of Australian researchers who were able to replicate cards to get free rides.

The flaws in the decades-old custom cryptographic scheme were busted using a few hundred dollars' worth of equipment.

The unnamed transport outfit will hold it's breath until a scheduled upgrade to see the holes fixed."

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