[Cryptography] ORWL - The First Open Source, Physically Secure Computer

Francisco Corella fcorella at pomcor.com
Thu Sep 1 23:18:58 EDT 2016

In: https://www.crowdsupply.com/design-shift/orwl <https://www.crowdsupply.com/design-shift/orwl>
> Secure Key Fob
> Each ORWL comes with a key fob that uses the same authentication
> technology as smart-cards, with an added ability to detect
> proximity. After the initial pairing of the key fob with the ORWL to
> generate a shared secret, the key fob’s near field communication (NFC)
> is used to authenticate the user, at which point the key fob’s uses
> Bluetooth (BLE) to monitor whether or not the user is within
> range. Once a user goes out of range, ORWL will lock, requiring the
> key fob’s NFC authentication to unlock.

That seems vulnerable to a relay attack.


Francisco Corella, PhD
Founder & CTO, Pomcor
Mobile: +1.619.770.6765
Email: fcorella at pomcor.com
Twitter: @fcorella
Blog: https://pomcor.com/blog/
Web site: https://pomcor.com

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://www.metzdowd.com/pipermail/cryptography/attachments/20160901/746a36a8/attachment.html>

More information about the cryptography mailing list