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Category: Estimote

Robotics | IoT

Estimote Fixes Security Problems with Beacon Firmware

With their latest firmware release Estimote has closed the security problem that made their beacons vulnerable to hijacking. But some questions surrounding their SDK remain.
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Beware the Hackable Google Beacons Made by Estimote

Manufacturers were quick to support Google’s new Eddystone beacon standard, but in the rush to support it, some manufacturers are ignoring basic security.
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Hacking the CES Scavenger Hunt

It has just been announced that the this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will feature a promotional scavenger hunt based around Apple’s iBeacon technology. Hypothetically speaking, what if you could win the hunt, without ever having to go to CES…

Reverse Engineering the Estimote

It’s actually fairly hard to get your hands on an Estimote developer preview kit—as its still shipping in limited numbers—but I managed to get one of the early developer kits and, predictably, took one of the beacons apart.Read more on MAKE