Fancy parking meters hacked

Xeni over on the front door:
A group of tinkerers and security researchers announced findings that prove it is possible to bypass the controls of "e-meter" parking meters -- which means it's possible to park for free where such meters are in use. The group announced their findings last week at the 2009 Black Hat Briefings in Las Vegas.

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3 Responses to Fancy parking meters hacked

  1. RedShirt77 says:

    Is it a cell phone ap? If not I will probably just pay.

  2. Skwid says:

    Oh, man, the Scientologists are going to be all over these guys…

  3. dross1260 says:

    Cool Hand Luke app!

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