Medeco Maxum Deadbolt Design: Analysis Of Security Vulnerabilities

In 2007, Security Labs gave a Def Con lecture about the design flaws in the Medeco Maxum deadbolt lock. The issue allowed a small screwdriver to be utilized to open the lock in a few seconds. Medeco quickly remedied the problem, but the underlying lessons remain.

Read the White Paper that was published by Marc Tobias on this issue. it is also the subject of the Def Con lecture on this site.