iBeacon in Retail

Can Your Estimote Be Hacked? Yes It Can (For Now)

Your Beacons Can Be Hijacked (If You Don’t Do It Right)

Estimote beacons can be ‘hacked’ and coders with malicious intent could change the advertising packet data in the devices. If the devices were being deployed on a large scale the exploit would mean that the beacon you put up in your store could, in theory, be changed and made useless – or even worse, made to work for your competitor’s app instead of your own. (More…)

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