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Per Westermark
07/14/12 01:18
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#187933 - This is a low-security lock - or no measly 4-digit PIN
Responding to: Erik Malund's previous message
Erik Malund said:
... are the bane to most security.
the customer calls "I have forgotten my code" and can the forever open every safe you made by the master code.

since this is for safes, I would provide a means of connecting them to a PC and have a means of you - and you only - reading the customer code via the net.

Erik

Don't worry - anything with a 4-digit PIN code is cheap enough that they can get a sledge hammer to open it and then buy a new one.

Next thing - no master code should, for obvious reasons, be the same between multiple installations. If the customer have a master code to open their lock, no one else needs to care.

List of 13 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
Password in EEPROM      Arif Deshmukh      07/13/12 17:29      
   Checksum      Per Westermark      07/13/12 21:29      
      8-digit code      Per Westermark      07/13/12 21:36      
         Master Code      Arif Deshmukh      07/13/12 22:35      
            So what does the requirements spec say?      Per Westermark      07/13/12 22:47      
            master codes ....      Erik Malund      07/14/12 01:12      
               This is a low-security lock - or no measly 4-digit PIN      Per Westermark      07/14/12 01:18      
                  language      Erik Malund      07/14/12 08:48      
                     just a thought      Erik Malund      07/14/12 09:09      
                        Never give access when locked      Per Westermark      07/14/12 10:14      
                     PIN + PUK      Per Westermark      07/14/12 10:11      
   The eeprom doesnt hold the password      Jez Smith      07/14/12 19:57      
      High/low security        Per Westermark      07/14/12 23:10      

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