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Meter insecurity raises specter of free parking hacks
Thursday, Jul 30th, 2009   |  Read the Full Article

Speaking at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, hackers Jacob Appelbaum, Joe Grand and Chris Tarnovsky said they were able to compromise the system by monitoring the communications that occur between the electronic meters and the smart cards. They were then able to carry out what’s known as a replay attack, in which the communications were repeated on their own blank smart cards.



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