Security Review: Wireless Home Automation Systems

By chernyak at 10:57 pm on March 17, 2008 | 4 Comments

Summary:Home automation systems in general attempt to enable home owners to have a “smart” house. Instead of light switches you have integrated panels that control everything from your lights, to your shades, to your entertainment system, climate control, alarm system, motorized locks, etc. Some specific examples of such systems like those offered by Control4 use wireless communications between the panels and devices they control. Some also have integration with cell phone applications. One of the selling points for these systems is that they improve security.

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By robert at 5:52 pm on | 8 Comments

This blog post on freedom-to-tinker came up in my feed reader today:

The post is an e-mail from a company that makes e-voting machines that is threatening legal action if their voting machine is analyzed and the results published.

What does everyone think of this?

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