Security Lock Uses Any USB Device Unique Serial Number for Identification

Security Lock Uses Any USB Device Unique Serial Number for Identification

The hackers at Makers Local 256 have created a secure door lock that can use any USB device as a unique key, from a memory stick to a mouse to an iPod. The ingenious system doesn’t require you to store anything in memory, which of course could be replicated, because it uses the USB serial number in the chip itself. The authentication process is simple: